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Table 4B : Distribution of Agricultural Operators and Extent Owned, by Type of Ownership and Size Class of Holdings
 Extent in Acres
Size Class of the Holding
Total No. of Operators
Total Extent Owned by Operators
No. of Operators not Owning any Land
Owning Homegarden only
Owning Home garden and Other Land
Owning Other Land Only
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
Less than 1/4 Acre 40,099 4,802 3,551 25,567 3,125 2,373 365 8,608 1,312
1/4 - 1/2 Acre 147,960 44,759 8,082 66,288 20,805 25,363 9,238 48,227 14,716
1/2 - < 1 Acre 425,905 240,433 21,323 164,751 90,132 83,551 56,835 156,280 93,467
1 Acre - < 2 Acres 490,480 570,093 28,264 93,093 101,514 147,988 197,603 221,135 270,976
2 Acres - < 3 Acres 279,374 574,848 19,779 27,142 55,004 103,033 236,287 129,420 283,557
3 Acre - < 4 Acres 175,811 517,719 12,183 3,070 8,883 105,246 331,831 55,312 177,006
4 Acres - < 5 Acres 70,676 276,975 4,598 850 3,207 36,206 152,203 29,022 121,565
5 Acre - < 7 Acres 68,590 347,988 5,062 778 3,826 34,198 187,130 28,552 157,032
7 Acres - < 10 Acres 26,461 194,572 1,856 180 1,213 12,312 97,376 12,113 95,983
10 Acre - < 20 Acres 17,904 210,047 1,333 349 3,893 6,908 87,330 9,314 118,824
20 Acres and above 5,081 135,066 408 232 6,735 2,063 59,890 2,378 68,440
Total
1,748,341 3,117,302 106,439 382,300 298,337 559,241 1,416,088 700,361 1,402,878
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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