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Table 3B : Number of Agricultural Households and Extent Operated by Household Size
 Extent in Hectares
Household Size
No. of Agricultural Households
Total Area Operated
Size Class of the Holdings
Less than 1 Hectare
1 - < 2 Hectares
2 - < 4 Hectares
4 - < 8 Hectares
8 Hectares and Above
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
1 Member 73,266 58,393 55,042 23,070 12,898 16,784 3,968 9,812 1,112 5,805 246 2,922
2 Members 169,358 132,479 125,125 53,122 32,711 42,874 9,353 23,264 1,810 9,334 359 3,885
3 Members 330,838 251,537 246,745 104,262 63,388 82,878 17,090 42,645 3,062 15,736 553 6,016
4 Members 466,948 367,103 340,997 145,163 93,833 123,129 26,699 66,961 4,665 23,865 754 7,985
5 Members 374,016 318,740 259,416 113,799 84,043 111,005 25,523 64,108 4,302 21,989 732 7,839
6 Members 190,610 174,996 126,376 56,792 45,730 60,735 15,407 38,943 2,646 13,563 451 4,963
7 Members 80,780 77,408 52,034 23,585 20,097 26,750 7,119 18,017 1,318 6,810 213 2,246
8 Members 32,345 31,582 20,672 9,381 8,025 10,724 3,018 7,657 541 2,820 89 1,000
9 Members 13,469 13,577 8,526 3,833 3,263 4,346 1,356 3,422 273 1,421 51 555
More than 9 13,792 13,896 9,018 3,879 3,107 4,181 1,274 3,251 305 1,569 88 1,016
Total
1,745,422 1,439,711 1,243,951 536,886 367,095 483,406 110,807 278,080 20,034 102,912 3,536 38,427
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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