Question: Where do Sri Lankans live?

Most Sri Lankans in India reside in and around the southern state of Tamil Nadu with some small populations in the big cites like Delhi and Chennai. The vast majority of the population however, mostly Sri Lankan Tamils, live in refugee camps due to the Sri Lankan Civil War.

Where do most Sri Lankans live in America?

The New York City Metropolitan Area, including New York City, Long Island, and Central New Jersey, contains the largest Sri Lankan community in the United States, receiving the highest legal permanent resident Sri Lankan immigrant population, followed by the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

How many Sri Lankans are in Europe?

But, as per an estimate ascribed to the UNHCR, there are more than 800,000 Sri Lankan Tamils living abroad. The demography of Tamil diaspora according to this is in Canada (400,000), Europe (200,000), India (67,000), the United States (40,000), and Australia (30,000).

Why do Sri Lankans move to Australia?

The majority of Tamils born in Sri Lanka came to Australia after 1983 when Sri Lanka faced ethnic turmoil and unrest (Black July). The Western suburbs of Sydney and the South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne have a relatively high number of Tamil speaking people.

Which country has most Sri Lankans?

Most Sri Lankans in India reside in and around the southern state of Tamil Nadu with some small populations in the big cites like Delhi and Chennai. The vast majority of the population however, mostly Sri Lankan Tamils, live in refugee camps due to the Sri Lankan Civil War.

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