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Table 3B : Number of Agricultural Households and Extent Operated by Household Size
 Extent in Acres
Household Size
No. of
Agricultural
Households
Total Area Operated
Size Class of the Holdings
Less than 2 Acres
2 - < 5 Acres
5 - < 10 Acres
10 - < 20 Acres
20 Acres and Above
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
1 Member 73,266 144,158 46,219 38,952 21,736 59,513 3,959 24,208 1,108 14,310 244 7,175
2 Members 169,358 327,058 105,943 91,673 51,927 145,486 9,325 57,324 1,808 23,063 355 9,512
3 Members 330,838 620,982 210,446 182,575 99,757 279,773 17,038 105,113 3,051 38,809 546 14,712
4 Members 466,948 906,288 290,607 254,218 144,317 408,593 26,627 165,064 4,659 59,016 738 19,397
5 Members 374,016 786,890 218,109 195,372 125,451 360,114 25,457 158,112 4,274 54,077 725 19,215
6 Members 190,610 432,021 104,632 95,085 67,540 195,386 15,365 96,051 2,631 33,424 442 12,075
7 Members 80,780 191,099 42,765 38,981 29,393 85,420 7,103 44,460 1,309 16,752 210 5,486
8 Members 32,345 77,966 16,868 15,277 11,837 34,395 3,013 18,893 538 6,931 89 2,470
9 Members 13,469 33,521 6,928 6,144 4,866 14,074 1,353 8,444 271 3,488 51 1,371
More than 9 13,792 34,304 7,524 6,481 4,606 13,441 1,270 8,012 305 3,882 87 2,488
Total
1,745,422 3,554,287 1,050,041 924,758 561,430 1,596,195 110,510 685,681 19,954 253,752 3,487 93,901
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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