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Table1B : Distribution of Agricultural Holdings According to the Type of Holding by Size Class of Holdings
 Extent in Acres
Size Class of the Holding
All Holdings
Holdings with Crops and Livestock
Holdings with Crops Only
Holdings with Livestock Only
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
Less than 1/4 Acre 17,419 2,454 4,269 575 11,967 1,780 1,183 99
1/4 - 1/2 Acre 126,058 41,588 19,131 6,369 106,386 35,077 541 142
1/2 - < 1 Acre 408,173 247,115 65,798 40,592 341,371 206,026 1,004 498
1 Acre - < 2 Acres 519,734 652,495 101,623 130,300 416,972 521,082 1,139 1,113
2 Acres - < 3 Acres 301,795 675,553 73,708 165,351 227,512 509,208 575 994
3 Acre - < 4 Acres 189,768 604,566 54,205 173,465 135,359 430,634 204 467
4 Acres - < 5 Acres 82,192 346,110 26,043 109,512 56,046 236,344 103 254
5 Acre - < 7 Acres 81,613 449,784 27,414 151,364 54,070 297,994 129 427
7 Acres - < 10 Acres 31,847 252,790 10,980 86,962 20,817 165,584 50 243
10 Acre - < 20 Acres 21,103 267,765 6,705 85,250 14,343 182,226 55 289
20 Acres and above 3,771 103,655 1,082 30,095 2,678 73,294 11 262
Sri Lanka
1,783,473 3,643,875 390,958 979,835 1,387,521 2,659,249 4,994 4,788
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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