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Table 17B : Land Utilization within Agricultural Holdings According to the Size Class
 Extent in Hectares
Size Class of the Holding
Total Extent of Holdings
Asweddumized
Paddy
Temporary
Crops Other
than
Asweddumized
Paddy
Permanent Crops
Forest Land
Land not Suitable for Cultivation
Land Under Roads and Buildings ect.
Land Not Classified Elsewhere
Less than 1 Hec. 548,279 128,381 57,749 275,070 28,833 7,347 34,864 12,349
1 -< 2 Hec 491,814 208,163 48,396 169,819 28,511 4,831 13,992 10,858
2 -< 3 Hec 210,576 81,113 20,789 77,088 15,250 2,235 4,869 5,529
3 -< 4 Hec 74,347 27,160 6,007 31,719 5,646 853 1,716 1,906
4 -< 5 Hec 51,605 16,844 3,715 25,194 3,751 703 1,672 1,478
5 -< 8 Hec 56,974 13,793 2,560 24,373 3,760 714 1,151 1,296
8 and above 42,402 17,478 3,587 30,434 4,769 937 3,485 1,919
Total
1,475,997 492,932 142,804 633,697 90,520 17,620 61,749 35,334
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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