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Uva Province

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Hon. Governor : Mr. C. Nanda Mathew
Hon. Chief Minister : Mr. Shashindra Rajapaksa
Chief Secretary : Mr. P.B. Amarasekara

1. Size:

Area

Unit

Badulla

Moneragala

Province

* Total Area

  sq.km

2861   

5639 

8500   

* Land Area

  sq.km

2827   

5508 

8335   

* Inland Waters

  sq.km

34   

131 

165   

Source: Survey Department


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3. Population

     Population - 2012

              

District

Total

Badulla

811,225       

Moneragala

448,194       

Province

1,259,419       

   Source: Census of Population and Housing2011 /Department of Census & Statistics


4. Districts / Divisions / Zones

District

D.S.

Divisions

G.N.

Divisions

Villages

Urban Councils /

Municipal Councils

Pradeshiya 

Sabha

Badulla

15

567

1996

03

14  

Moneragala

11

319

1324

00

10  

Province

  26

886

3320

  3

24  

Source: Department of Census & Statistics


5. GDP Contribution

As a percentage, provincial contribution to total GDP is 4.5% (Provisional) in the year 2010.  

(Source: Central Bank Report 2011)

  Sectoral GDP Contribution at Current Market Price (Rs.Mn.)

Provincial GDP

2008

2009

2010

Agricultural

63,859

67,263

82,243

Industrial

41,946

44,750

48,046

Services

94,297

107,280

121,659

Total

200,102

219,293

251,948

Source: Central Bank of Sri Lanka


6. Poverty Index

    Poverty Head Count and poverty status by  province  - 2009/10

Poverty Head Count Index

%

Poor households (%)

13.7

12.0

Source: House-hold Income & Expenditure Survey Report 2006/07 conducted by Department of Census & Statistics  

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 December 2012 05:33

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