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Table 5B : Distribution of Operational Holdings by Operational Status and Size Class of Holdings
 Extent in Hectares
Size Class of the Holding
Total
Number and Area 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 1Ha 1,270,556 548,381 1,212,832 522,898 6,576 3,013 9,582 4,030 41,308 18,313 258 127
1 - < 2 Ha 374,442 491,869 355,106 466,188 2,516 3,473 2,184 2,847 14,552 19,242 84 118
2 - < 3 Ha 91,698 210,594 85,956 197,378 937 2,149 922 2,108 3,859 8,904 24 56
3 - < 4 Ha 22,077 74,354 20,448 68,890 228 771 355 1,198 1,033 3,451 13 44
4 - < 5 Ha 11,865 51,619 10,494 45,717 234 1,012 535 2,297 599 2,581 3 13
5 - < 8 Ha 9,324 56,987 7,992 48,689 234 1,454 579 3,680 518 3,157 1 7
8 Ha and Above 3,824 42,428 3,183 34,563 154 2,276 208 2,324 279 3,265 - -
Total
1,783,786 1,476,232 1,696,011 1,384,323 10,879 14,148 14,365 18,484 62,148 58,913 383 365
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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