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Table 2B : Distribution of Agricultural Holdings by Category of Land and Size Class of the Holding
 Extent in Acres
Size Class of the Holding
All Holdings
Homegarden
Other Highland Owned and Operated
Other Highland Operated but Owned by Others
Paddy Land Owned and Operated
Paddy Land Operated but Owned by others
Other Land Operated in Any Other Form
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
Less than 1/4 Acre 17,419 2,454 9,060 1,068 6,720 1,026 1,339 173 620 74 240 29 639 83
1/4 - 1/2 Acre 126,058 41,588 77,697 20,961 50,666 13,931 5,034 1,260 14,672 3,197 5,413 1,374 3,166 864
1/2 - < 1 Acre 408,173 247,115 243,663 106,057 174,236 89,966 14,597 6,669 70,430 25,437 32,820 14,425 9,334 4,562
1 Acre - < 2 Acres 519,734 652,495 273,985 182,624 279,488 269,386 23,660 19,043 164,313 105,422 79,160 59,883 18,277 16,136
2 Acres - < 3 Acres 301,795 675,553 152,924 141,062 175,130 282,899 15,781 20,342 133,590 149,491 50,329 59,766 15,090 21,992
3 Acre - < 4 Acres 189,768 604,566 121,451 104,482 89,502 180,053 9,238 14,701 126,774 236,119 31,659 51,978 9,883 17,233
4 Acres - < 5 Acres 82,192 346,110 45,999 55,181 52,205 133,990 5,876 12,167 52,700 103,148 15,219 27,536 6,627 14,088
5 Acre - < 7 Acres 81,613 449,784 45,285 61,216 51,534 171,316 6,293 17,236 56,011 141,391 15,459 36,563 7,488 22,062
7 Acres - < 10 Acres 31,847 252,790 16,497 26,760 22,960 110,389 3,121 12,422 22,336 71,889 6,277 19,482 3,156 11,848
10 Acre - < 20 Acres 21,103 267,765 8,996 18,709 15,473 135,021 2,769 23,715 12,922 63,782 3,306 15,303 1,712 11,234
20 Acres and above 3,771 103,655 1,578 6,390 2,689 50,913 539 10,005 2,271 25,246 555 6,505 299 4,594
Total
1,783,473 3,643,875 997,135 724,510 920,603 1,438,890 88,247 137,733 656,639 925,196 240,437 292,844 75,671 124,696
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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