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Hectare weighted median
Smaller farm Other farm Nationally
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Average farm size (ha) 0.78 3.23 1.4
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Minimum farm size (ha) 0 1.95 0
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Maximum farm size (ha) 1.95 14.03 14.03
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Total number of holdings 7309739 2474393 9784131
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Household income (const. 2009 Int.$) 1246 2005 1438
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of income from crop production 62.4 74.2 65.4
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of income from on farm income 79.3 91.6 82.4
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of income from agricultural wage labor 5.7 2.5 4.9
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of income from non agricultural wages and self employment 7.9 2.4 6.5
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of income from public and private transfers 3.5 1.2 2.9
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of income from other sources 3.6 2.3 3.2
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Poverty rate 67 66 67
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Family labor-days supplied on farm over a day period (person days) 0.41 0.64 0.47
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Hired labour-days supplied over a day period (person days) 0.06 0.16 0.09
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Family labour-days supplied off-farm over a day period (person days) 0.34 0.31 0.33
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Value of crop production (const. 2009 Int. $) 707 1482 903
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Amount of food produced (const. 2009 Int. $) 637 1418 834
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Value of food production per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 2122 972 1831
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Value of crop production per working day (const. 2009 Int. $) 9.9 10.4 10
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of households using motorized equipment 3.7 5.7 4.2
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Irrigation (% of land) 2.3 1.1 2
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Fertilizer per hectare (kg) 28 3 22
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Fertilizer per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 4 1.1 3.3
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Seed per hectare (kg) 13 1 10
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Seed per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 27 7 22
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Total TLU (Tropical Livestock Unit) 1.9 3.9 2.4
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
TLU Cattle 1.4 3 1.8
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
TLU Poultry 0 0.1 0
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
TLU Equines 0.2 0.4 0.2
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
TLU Pigs 0 0 0
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
TLU Camels 0 0 0
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
TLU Goats 0.2 0.4 0.3
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
TLU Other 0.1 0.1 0.1
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Sample (% of households reporting crop) 40 70 47
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of households selling crops through informal channels 99 99 99
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of households selling crops through formal channels 1 1 1
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of households selling crops in the local markets 96 90 95
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of households selling crops in the other markets 4 10 5
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of the crops' value sold through informal channels 99 99 99
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of the crops' value sold through formal channels 1 1 1
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of the crops' value sold in local markets 96 90 94
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of the crops' value sold in other markets 4 10 6
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Sample (% of households reporting inputs) 70 79 72
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of households buying ag. inputs through informal channels 99 99 99
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of households buying ag. inputs through formal channels 1 1 1
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of households buying ag. inputs in the local markets
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of households buying ag. Inputs in the other markets
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of the inputs' value purchased through informal channels 99 99 99
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of the inputs' value purchased through formal channels 1 1 1
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of the inputs' value purchased in local markets
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of the inputs' value purchased in other markets
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of improved seeds
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of households using improved seeds 21 30 23
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of households recipient of extension services 29 41 32
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of households owning a telephone 23 26 24
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of agricultural production sold 21 13 19
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of expenditure for inputs on value of production 2 2 2
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
% of credit beneficiary households 27 35 29
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Credit (const. 2009 Int. $) 57 93 66
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Distance of household from road (km) 44 50 45
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Years of education of the household head 1.8 1.3 1.7
Sub-Saharan Africa » Ethiopia
Household size 5 6 5.3