Statistics of the Sugar Sector

   201620172018201920202021Up to 2022 /08
Sugar Imports (t) 651,000.00 498,000.00 645,000.00 556,000.00 683,000.00 552,000.00 261,500.00
Local sugar Consumption (t) 713,048.00 553,552.00 696,265.00 608,304.00 743,443.00 633,641.00 261,500.00
Local Production (%)8.70%10.04%7.36%8.60%8.13%12.88%0.00%
Area (ha)Sevanagala 3,739.00 3,498.00 3,502.00 3,240.00 3,385.00 3,305.00 N/A
Pelwatta 8,619.00 8,785.00 7,810.00 7,810.00 8,133.00 9,713.00 N/A
Hingurana 3,163.00 2,749.00 3,081.00 5,158.00 5,850.00 6,570.00 N/A
EthimaleN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A 4,789.00 N/A
Total 15,521.00 15,032.00 14,393.00 16,208.00 17,368.00 24,377.00 -
Yield (t/ha)SevanagalaRF64.0054.0071.0066.0061.0082.00N/A
IR105.0092.00110.00105.00101.00114.00N/A
Pelwatta41.0048.0047.0040.0039.0061.00N/A
Hingurana53.0063.0052.0067.0061.0065.00N/A
EthimaleN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A50.00N/A
Total263.00257.00280.00278.00262.00372.00-
Crushed (t)Sevanagala 234,707.00 198,151.00 223,293.00 232,791.00 244,457.00 301,767.00 N/A
Pelwatta 416,340.00 378,517.00 371,694.00 330,824.00 323,106.00 488,168.00 N/A
Hingurana 160,545.00 169,939.00 125,273.00 226,598.00 316,000.00 356,647.00 N/A
EthimaleN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A 143,487.00 N/A
Total 811,592.00 746,607.00 720,260.00 790,213.00 883,563.00 1,290,069.00 -
Sugar Production (t)Sevanagala 17,234.00 15,198.00 14,709.00 16,013.00 16,071.00 17,796.00 N/A
Pelwatta 34,188.00 27,643.00 28,061.00 25,162.00 23,582.00 30,300.00 N/A
Hingurana 10,626.00 12,711.00 8,495.00 11,129.00 20,790.00 22,628.00 N/A
EthimaleN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A 10,917.00 N/A
Total 62,048.00 55,552.00 51,265.00 52,304.00 60,443.00 81,641.00 -
Recovery (%)Sevanagala7.347.676.596.906.575.90N/A
Pelwatta8.217.307.557.617.306.70N/A
Hingurana6.717.486.787.066.586.34N/A
EthimaleN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A7.62N/A
Average7.427.486.977.196.826.64
Ethanol (Million L)Sevanagala4.303.304.202.203.305.10N/A
Pelwatta7.503.705.505.605.507.96N/A
Hingurana--3.304.705.607.06N/A
EthimaleN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A-N/A
Total11.807.0013.0012.5014.4020.12-

N/A – Dat not available, RF- Rain Fed, IR- Irrigated 

Last update – 01/12/2022