State of Sri Lankan Cities 2018 report presents the first comprehensive assessment of Sri Lanka's recent urban development. It is a key output of the ambitious 21 month State of Sri Lankan Cities Project, which includes both a report and an urban database to support sustainable urban development in Sri Lanka.
The state of Sri Lankan cities 2018 (SoSLC) report includes 10 chapters of data and analysis, to provide detailed sectoral assessment of Sri Lanka’s cities and present and integrated policy analysis.
This road map for Sri Lankan cities details possible future policy and programme directions to promote social and economic development in the country’s urban centres.
Methodology of creating land use maps, data extraction from medium high resolution satellite images, population estimates and the methodology of creating spatial data for Bellanwila Attidiya wetland is elaborated.
There are main 3 types of maps in this section. They are urban expansion maps, Land use maps and derived maps. Created accurate land use 2017 maps are based on, Secondary data (survey dept.), field verification (openstreetmap) and UDA maps.
The section includes a summarized overview on each provincial capital city with an elaborative data set. The data includes primary, secondary and spatial data extractions respectively to each city.
Police divisions data on number of fatal casualties.
Colombo Municipal Council covers an area of 4361 hectares.
The ethnic / sex / age composition in the Colombo Municipal Council area, detailed for each of its 54 Grama Niladhari Divisions.
Data from Water Supply and Drainage Board. This map includes the pipe borne water distribution lines and pipe diameter, including the year the pipelines were installed.
Colombo city is situated in the coastal region, and very vulnerable to sea levels rise caused by climate change. The data presented here are based on forecasts by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The impact area is specified separately with its land use.
This section contains information on the distribution of sewerage pipelines, pumping stations and sea outfalls. Source of information: Colombo Municipal Council. Note: There is a slight shift in the layers due to the angle difference in the data source. Needs to be viewed keeping this in mind.
It contains accurate information about the bus routes, bus route numbers and starting and end points. This set of information was created under the SoSLC project, using data from the routemaster.lk web page.