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Implications of development programs for population redistribution in Sri Lanka with special reference to North Central Province and Colombo Region

De Silva, Weraduwage Indralal


This thesis analyses the overall migration trends and patterns in Sri Lanka to identify the most popular migration destinations in the country. For this purpose data from the ten percent sample of the 1971 and 1981 censuses were used. Two dominant migration streams were observed: one in the wet zone to Colombo Region, and another in the dry zone to North Central Province (NCP). Since NCP and Colombo Region currently contain the leading development programs of the country, the Mahaweli...[Show more]

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Date published: 1985
Type: Thesis (Masters)
DOI: 10.25911/5d70ee0c9c686


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