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  DEMOGRAPHY
  Administrative Units  
     
  Kilinochchi District is divided into 4 Divisional Secretary's Division (DS Divisions), each headed by a Divisional Secretary (previously known as an Assistant Government Agent). The DS Divisions are further sub-divided into 95 Grama Niladhari Divisions (GN Divisions).  
     
 
DS Division
Main Town
GN
Divisions
Area
(km2)
Population (2012 Census)
Population
Density
(/km2)
Sri Lankan
Tamil
Indian
Tamil
Sinhalese
Sri Lankan Moors
Other
Total
Kandavalai Kandavalai 16 318 22,920 7 58 17 1 23,003 72
Karachchi Kilinochchi 42 358 58,901 1,501 533 178 24 61,137 171
Pachchilaipalli Pallai 18 164 8,274 6 222 8 0 8,510 52
Poonakary Poonakary 19 439 19,433 168 149 475 0 20,225 46
Total 95 1,279 109,528 1,682 962 678 25 112,875 88
 
     
  Population  
  Kilinochchi District's population was 112,875 in 2011 The population of the district is almost exclusively Sri Lankan Tamil.  
     
 
Population of Kilinochchi District by ethnic group 1981 to 2012
Year Tami Sinhalese Muslim Other Total
No.
No. % No. % No. % No. %
1981 Census 89,197 97.33% 741 0.81% 1,567 1.71% 136 0.15% 91,641
1999 Estimate n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 156,428
2000 Estimate n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 154,015
2001 Estimate n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 148,052
2002 Estimate n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 153,721
2003 Estimate n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 140,145
2004 Estimate n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 140,920
2005 Estimate 165,781 99.77% 2 0.00% 383 0.23% 0 0.00% 166,166
2006 Estimate 196,611 99.78% 2 0.00% 424 0.22% 0 0.00% 197,037
2007 Estimate 195,386 99.78% 2 0.00% 424 0.22% 0 0.00% 195,812
2008 Estimate 190,599 99.78% 2 0.00% 424 0.22% 0 0.00% 191,025
2009 Estimate 22,099 93.54% 1 0.00% 1,525 6.46% 0 0.00% 23,625
2011 Enumeration 102,779 99.10% 138 0.13% 774 0.75% 26 0.03% 103,717
2012 Census 111,210 98.52% 962 0.85% 678 0.60% 25 0.02% 112,875
 
     
     

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
Commander Security Forces Kilinochchi
Major General A Kariyakarawana USP ndc