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Hectare weighted median
Smaller farm Other farm Nationally
Asia » Bangladesh
Average farm size (ha) 0.3 1.8 0.54
Asia » Bangladesh
Minimum farm size (ha) 0 0.95 0
Asia » Bangladesh
Maximum farm size (ha) 0.94 14.08 14.08
Asia » Bangladesh
Total number of holdings 12594483 2356693 14951176
Asia » Bangladesh
Household income (const. 2009 Int.$) 5099 9047 5721
Asia » Bangladesh
% of income from crop production 29 53 32
Asia » Bangladesh
% of income from on farm income 36 62 40
Asia » Bangladesh
% of income from agricultural wage labor 12 1 11
Asia » Bangladesh
% of income from non agricultural wages and self employment 34 22 32
Asia » Bangladesh
% of income from public and private transfers 7.3 5.43 7
Asia » Bangladesh
% of income from other sources 10.1 9.2 9.9
Asia » Bangladesh
Poverty rate 43 21 39
Asia » Bangladesh
Family labor-days supplied on farm over a day period (person days) 0.4 1.08 0.51
Asia » Bangladesh
Hired labour-days supplied over a day period (person days) 0.68 1.16 0.76
Asia » Bangladesh
Family labour-days supplied off-farm over a day period (person days) 0.97 0.72 0.94
Asia » Bangladesh
Value of crop production (const. 2009 Int. $) 847 3048 1194
Asia » Bangladesh
Amount of food produced (const. 2009 Int. $) 783 2882 1114
Asia » Bangladesh
Value of food production per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 2335 1763 2245
Asia » Bangladesh
Value of crop production per working day (const. 2009 Int. $) 3.1 8.8 4.3
Asia » Bangladesh
% of households using motorized equipment 4 22 7
Asia » Bangladesh
Irrigation (% of land)
Asia » Bangladesh
Fertilizer per hectare (kg) 140 94 133
Asia » Bangladesh
Fertilizer per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 92 64 87
Asia » Bangladesh
Seed per hectare (kg) 48 37 47
Asia » Bangladesh
Seed per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 47 30 45
Asia » Bangladesh
Total TLU (Tropical Livestock Unit) 0.7 1.4 0.8
Asia » Bangladesh
TLU Cattle 0.5 1.2 0.7
Asia » Bangladesh
TLU Poultry 0.1 0.1 0.7
Asia » Bangladesh
TLU Equines 0 0 0
Asia » Bangladesh
TLU Pigs 0 0 0
Asia » Bangladesh
TLU Camels 0 0 0
Asia » Bangladesh
TLU Goats 0.1 0.1 0.1
Asia » Bangladesh
TLU Other 0 0 0
Asia » Bangladesh
Sample (% of households reporting crop)
Asia » Bangladesh
% of households selling crops through informal channels
Asia » Bangladesh
% of households selling crops through formal channels
Asia » Bangladesh
% of households selling crops in the local markets
Asia » Bangladesh
% of households selling crops in the other markets
Asia » Bangladesh
% of the crops' value sold through informal channels
Asia » Bangladesh
% of the crops' value sold through formal channels
Asia » Bangladesh
% of the crops' value sold in local markets
Asia » Bangladesh
% of the crops' value sold in other markets
Asia » Bangladesh
Sample (% of households reporting inputs)
Asia » Bangladesh
% of households buying ag. inputs through informal channels
Asia » Bangladesh
% of households buying ag. inputs through formal channels
Asia » Bangladesh
% of households buying ag. inputs in the local markets
Asia » Bangladesh
% of households buying ag. Inputs in the other markets
Asia » Bangladesh
% of the inputs' value purchased through informal channels
Asia » Bangladesh
% of the inputs' value purchased through formal channels
Asia » Bangladesh
% of the inputs' value purchased in local markets
Asia » Bangladesh
% of the inputs' value purchased in other markets
Asia » Bangladesh
% of improved seeds
Asia » Bangladesh
% of households using improved seeds
Asia » Bangladesh
% of households recipient of extension services
Asia » Bangladesh
% of households owning a telephone 0.5 1.2 0.6
Asia » Bangladesh
% of agricultural production sold 31 44 33
Asia » Bangladesh
% of expenditure for inputs on value of production 29 23 28
Asia » Bangladesh
% of credit beneficiary households
Asia » Bangladesh
Credit (const. 2009 Int. $)
Asia » Bangladesh
Distance of household from road (km)
Asia » Bangladesh
Years of education of the household head 2.9 4.6 3.2
Asia » Bangladesh
Household size 5 6.3 5.2