The Department of Census and Statistics states that the results of the most recent census will be released at the end of this month.
The results will first be released on a district level.
Director of the Department Prof. Suranjana Vidyarathne stated that the all island result will be released subsequently.
Counting for the census which was conducted in several stages ended on the 20th of March.
The director added that data collection is now underway at all district secretariats.
She also added that results of the population segmented by gender, ethnicity and age will be released as well.