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Table No: 8 Distribution of Paddy Holdings by Operational Status
 Extent in Hectares
Size Class According to Paddy Extent
Paddy Land Owned
and Operated by him
Paddy Land Owned by
Others but Operated by him
Total Number
of paddy Land
Operators
Total
Paddy Extent
Operated
Number
Extent
Number
Extent
Less than 1 Ha 522,563 182,871 210,317 74,317 732,880 257,188
1 - < 2 Ha 114,855 133,733 24,963 29,447 139,818 163,180
2 - < 3 Ha 13,291 29,737 3,707 8,164 16,998 37,901
3 Hectares and above 5,881 28,422 1,428 6,692 7,309 35,114
Total
656,590 374,763 240,415 118,620 897,005 493,383
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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