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Table 5B : Distribution of Operational Holdings by Operational Status and Size Class of Holdings
 Extent in Acres
Size Class of the Holding
Total
Number and Extent of Agricultural Holdings Operated
On Own Account
For an Institution
For a Private Person
In Partnership
Operational Status Unspecified
Holdings
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
Less than 1/4 Acre 17,426 2,455 16,643 2,347 102 13 144 20 534 75 3 -
1/4 - 1/2 Acre 126,079 41,594 120,813 39,883 513 166 868 284 3,862 1,252 23 8
1/2 - < 1 Acre 408,234 247,154 390,635 236,476 1,877 1,110 3,269 1,954 12,408 7,584 45 30
1 Acre - < 2 Acres 519,855 652,636 495,634 622,412 2,716 3,373 3,778 4,601 17,587 22,070 140 179
2 Acres - < 3 Acres 301,847 675,651 286,883 642,321 1,923 4,197 2,119 4,603 10,855 24,381 67 149
3 Acre - < 4 Acres 189,790 604,640 180,420 574,730 1,021 3,225 1,055 3,300 7,263 23,284 31 101
4 Acres - < 5 Acres 82,201 346,136 77,334 325,737 941 3,933 533 2,216 3,360 14,112 33 138
5 Acre - < 7 Acres 81,622 449,815 76,590 422,154 803 4,365 786 4,248 3,423 18,937 20 110
7 Acres - < 10 Acres 31,852 252,821 29,515 234,334 362 2,848 495 3,952 1,463 11,549 17 138
10 Acre - < 20 Acres 21,108 267,833 18,409 232,776 468 6,096 1,112 14,756 1,115 14,155 4 50
20 Acres and above 3,772 103,715 3,135 84,377 153 5,599 206 5,697 278 8,042 - -
Total
1,783,786 3,644,450 1,696,011 3,417,547 10,879 34,926 14,365 45,632 62,148 145,441 383 903
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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