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Table 3B : Distribution of Extent under Tea by Status of Cultivation and Size Class of the Holding
 Extent in Acres
Size Class of Tea Reported Holding
Total Extent
under Tea
Matured
(In Production)
Immatured
(Not in
Production) VP
Abandoned
Area
Land
Prepared
for the
Cultivation
Nursery
VP
Seedling
Less than 1/4 Acre 4,467 3,266 399 667 38 80 17
1/4 - 1/2 Acre 18,151 13,851 1,607 1,991 183 503 27
1/2 - < 1 Acre 50,946 39,206 4,648 4,191 886 1,966 66
1 Acre - < 2 Acres 69,533 52,609 6,812 5,048 1,744 3,263 86
2 Acres - < 3 Acres 35,548 27,015 3,318 2,504 1,023 1,647 44
3 Acre - < 4 Acres 14,441 10,976 1,299 1,021 399 730 15
4 Acres - < 5 Acres 8,933 6,507 996 633 288 481 27
5 Acre - < 7 Acres 9,884 7,205 1,058 667 353 582 19
7 Acres - < 10 Acres 6,467 4,657 802 385 269 344 10
10 Acre - < 20 Acres 9,961 7,067 1,102 578 588 605 21
20 Acres and above 3,353 2,092 558 151 189 293 12
Sri Lanka
231,684 174,451 22,599 17,836 5,960 10,494 344
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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