Businesses in Kurunegala

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 20.4%
 Education: 10.6%
 Professional Services: 8.6%
 Industry: 7.3%
 Religion: 7.1%
 Restaurants: 6.6%
 Hotels & Travel: 6%
 Automotive: 5.5%
 Food: 5.1%
 Other: 22.9%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair664.11.4
Gas stations583.91.3
Public administration764.01.6
Higher education (colleges and universities)764.31.6
Secondary education524.41.1
Banks944.22.0
Loan companies964.22.1
Bakeries393.90.8
Grocery stores and supermarkets903.92.0
Buses and trains553.81.2
Hotels and motels473.81.0
Other accommodation743.81.6
Travel agencies434.30.9
Health and medical544.21.2
Hospitals734.01.6
Post offices464.01.0
Buddhist temples2754.46.0
Clothing stores384.10.8
Department stores713.81.5
Electronics stores1044.32.3
Area of Kurunegala, North Western Province11 km²
Population46,146
Male Population22,218 (48.1%)
Female Population23,928 (51.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +13.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -2.8%
Median Age32.3
Male Median Age31.4
Female Median Age33.2
Area Codes37
NeighborhoodsGettuwana, Kurunegala Town Bazaar, Kurunegala Town Central, Kurunegala Town North East, Kurunegala Town South, Kurunegala Town West
Local TimeThursday 5:36 PM
TimezoneIndia Standard Time
Lat & Lng7.4863° / 80.3623°
Postal Codes6000060003600046001360016More

Kurunegala, North Western Province - Map

Kurunegala, North Western Province Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population40,61648,59647,47246,146
Population Density3,692 / km²4,417 / km²4,315 / km²4,195 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kurunegala Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 2.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Kurunegala, North Western Province+13.6%-5%-2.8%
Kuruṇægala District+103.2%+32.3%+15.9%
Sri Lanka+50.8%+19.8%+10.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kurunegala, North Western Province Median Age

Median Age: 32.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Kurunegala, North Western Province32.3 years33.2 years31.4 years
Kuruṇægala District32.1 years32.8 years31.3 years
Sri Lanka30.5 years31.1 years29.8 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kurunegala, North Western Province Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,7111,7063,418
5-91,8821,9193,801
10-141,7951,7833,578
15-192,0121,9833,996
20-241,7351,7923,528
25-291,5061,6113,118
30-341,6671,8203,487
35-391,6821,7643,447
40-441,6041,7523,356
45-491,5071,6433,150
50-541,3841,5182,902
55-591,2301,4312,662
60-641,0791,2802,360
65-696678721,539
70-744846231,107
75-79275432708
80-84000
85 Plus000
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kurunegala, North Western Province Population Density

Population Density: 4,195 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Kurunegala, North Western Province46,14611 km²4,195 / km²
Kuruṇægala District1.7 million4,907.5 km²339.5 / km²
Sri Lanka20.5 million66,197.2 km²309.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kurunegala, North Western Province Historical Population

Estimated Population from 700 to 2015
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Neighborhoods

Business Distribution by neighborhood in Kurunegala
 Kurunegala Town Central: 15%
 Kurunegala Town Bazaar: 12.3%
 Kurunegala Town South: 12.1%
 Kurunegala Town West: 7.4%
 Kurunegala Town North East: 5.8%
 Gettuwana: 5.6%
 Other: 42%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Kurunegala
 Area Code 37: 53.8%
 Area Code 77: 22.1%
 Area Code 71: 13.7%
 Other: 10.4%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Kurunegala, North Western Province CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Kurunegala, North Western Province52,715 t1.14 t4,792 t/km²
Kuruṇægala District1,888,146 t1.13 t384.7 t/km²
Sri Lanka20,947,851 t1.02 t316.4 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Kurunegala, North Western Province CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)52,715 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita1.14 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)4,792 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtLow (1.4)
FloodHigh (10)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.

Kurunegala, North Western Province

Kurunegala (Sinhalese: කුරුණෑගල, Tamil: குருணாகல்) is a major city in Sri Lanka. It is the capital city of the North Western Province, Sri Lanka, and the Kurunegala District. Kurunegala was also an ancient royal capital for 50 years, from the end of ..  ︎  Kurunegala Wikipedia Page

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