The Department of Commissioner of Elections had announced that the number of voters had increased in 2015.
The total number of voters in 2014 was 15,047,490 while in 2015 it had substantially increased to 15,421,201. Gampaha District leads in the list of number with 168,887 votes. Colombo has 164,946 votes.
Number of voters in Tamil areas are as follows in aglance.