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Tuesday, 06 October 2015 - 11:50
Number of farmers in Sri Lanka increases by 33% in 13 years
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According to the latest census and statistics the number of farmers in Sri Lanka is recorded as 4 291 395 

That is a 33.4% increase as compared with the last census carried out in 2002.

The new data has been released in accordance with the economic census carried out in 2013 and 2014.

Accordingly while by 2013,  5 449 525 acres had been cultivated, it is a 13.6% increase as compared with 2002.

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