In 2007, the population of Navatkuli West was 1,362 (652 male & 710 female; 873 adults and 489 children); the population of Navatkuli East was 1,060 (484 male & 576 female; 705 adults and 355 children), and the population of Kaithady Navatkuli was 810 (398 male & 412 female; 529 adults and 281 children). The entire population of Navatkuli East and Kaithady Navatkuli, as well as all but 216 people in Navatkuli West, was displaced at the time due to the Sri Lankan Civil War.
- Basic Population Information on Jaffna District - 2007. Colombo: Department of Census and Statistics (Preliminary Report, Based on Special Information). June 2008. pp. 29, 40. Retrieved 21 July 2020.