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Table 2B : Distribution of Agricultural Holdings by Category of Land and Size Class of the Holding
 Extent in Hectares
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 1Ha 1,270,308 548,279 700,849 164,463 625,859 224,806 54,237 15,954 323,989 85,084 146,267 43,420 41,231 14,552
1 - < 2 Ha 374,397 491,814 223,704 83,120 201,714 168,149 21,248 14,132 238,792 167,010 68,485 43,612 21,759 15,791
2 - < 3 Ha 91,687 210,576 50,546 28,102 58,702 81,472 7,228 8,306 62,820 65,352 17,310 16,833 8,612 10,511
3 - < 4 Ha 22,074 74,347 11,399 7,591 16,047 32,778 2,210 3,707 15,743 21,135 4,496 5,903 2,054 3,234
4 - < 5 Ha 11,861 51,605 5,268 4,219 8,433 24,448 1,457 4,062 7,243 13,301 1,878 3,246 997 2,330
5 - < 8 Ha 9,323 56,974 3,768 3,369 7,117 30,326 1,323 5,550 5,742 12,560 1,440 2,961 715 2,207
8 Ha and Above 3,823 42,402 1,601 2,608 2,731 20,863 544 4,081 2,310 10,322 561 2,645 303 1,885
Total
1,783,473 1,475,997 997,135 293,472 920,603 582,842 88,247 55,792 656,639 374,764 240,437 118,620 75,671 50,510
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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