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Here you can query, map, compare, chart and summarize key climate-related information.This article is about the demographic features of the population of Sri Lanka, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. During times of Portuguese colonization, Moors were persecuted, and many forced to retreat to the central highlands and the eastern coast.The Veddahs speak Vedda, a Creole language closely based on Sinhala.Use of English has declined since independence, but it continues to be spoken by many in the middle and upper middle classes, particularly in Colombo.Most Sinhalese are Buddhist; most Tamils are Hindu; and the Moors and Malays are mostly Muslim.Sizeable minorities of both Sinhalese and Tamils are Christians, most of whom are Roman Catholic.Of those aged 15 or over, 7,857,370 (51.6%) were economically active, 4,199,558 (27.6%) did housework, 1,431,105 (9.4%) were students, 914,934 (6.0%) were unable to work and 346,084 (2.3%) were pensioners. Under the pact, India granted citizenship to the remainder, some 200,000 of whom now live in India.Of the 18,615,577 aged 5 or over, 499,563 (2.7%) had received a higher education qualification, 2,293,841 (12.3%) had passed G. Another 75,000 Indian Tamils, who themselves or whose parents once applied for Indian citizenship, now wish to remain in Sri Lanka.
Density is highest in the south west where Colombo, the country's main port and industrial center, is located. Sri Lanka is ethnically, linguistically, and religiously diverse. The Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka were considered to be "stateless" and over 300 000 Indian Tamils were deported back to India, due to the agreement between Sri Lanka and India in 1964.
Tamil, a Dravidian language, is the first language of the Tamils.
Tamil is also the first language the majority of Moors and the Indian Tamils - according to the 2012 census 98% of Moors could speak Tamil but only 59% could speak Sinhala.
By the 1990s most Indian Tamils had received Sri Lankan citizenship, and some even were not granted Sri Lankan citizenship until 2003.
Smaller minorities include the Malays who descend from Austronesian settlers, the Burghers, who are descendants of European colonists, principally from Portugal, the Netherlands and the UK and ethnic Chinese migrants who came to the island in the 18th and 19th centuries.