Tamil population by cities

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This is a list of Tamil population per city.

City Country Numbers Percent Year Notes Refs
Durban  South Africa 378,000 11.3%
London  United Kingdom 200,000 2.35%
Toronto  Canada 200,000 7.52%
Singapore  Singapore 188,591 5.00% 2010 census [a] [2]
Colombo  Sri Lanka 176,972 31.53% 2012 census [b][c] [3]
Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 142,300 10.3%
Paris  France 100,000 1.00%
Jaffna  Sri Lanka 80,743 98.43% 2004 [b] [4]
Batticaloa  Sri Lanka 77,693 90.10% 2012 census [b][d] [5]
Ipoh  Malaysia 73,220 11.3%
Medan  Indonesia 40,000 1.67%
Vavuniya  Sri Lanka 29,640 85.13% 2012 census [b][e] [6]
Mannar  Sri Lanka 21,597 88.45% 2012 census [b][e] [7]
Montreal  Canada 10,000 0.82%
Sungai Siput  Malaysia 9,500 20.1%
Kuala Selangor  Malaysia 8,500 20.3%
Oslo  Norway 7,200 1.29%
Bagan Datoh  Malaysia 6,950 20.2%
Palermo  Italy 4,500 0.60%

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Resident Indian Tamil population. Another source puts the Tamil population in Singapore at 200,000.[1]
  2. ^ a b c d e Sri Lankan Tamil and Indian Tamil only. Excludes Sri Lankan Moors and other ethnic groups whose mother tongue is Tamil.
  3. ^ Tamil population in Colombo and Thimbirigasyaya DS Divisions which together make up the Colombo municipality.
  4. ^ Tamil population in Manmunai North DS Division which is commensurate with Batticaloa municipality.
  5. ^ a b Tamil population in urban council area.

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