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Hectare weighted median
Smaller farm Other farm Nationally
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Average farm size (ha) 0.61 2.47 0.94
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Minimum farm size (ha) 0 1.52 0
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Maximum farm size (ha) 1.52 7.06 7.06
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Total number of holdings 835136 182992 1018128
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Household income (const. 2009 Int.$) 6772 7146 6840
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of income from crop production 21 45 26
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of income from on farm income 24 49 28
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of income from agricultural wage labor 18 10 16
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of income from non agricultural wages and self employment 40 26 37
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of income from public and private transfers 18 15 18
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of income from other sources 0.6 0.6 0.6
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Poverty rate 75 73 74
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Family labor-days supplied on farm over a day period (person days) 0.85 1.32 0.94
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Hired labour-days supplied over a day period (person days) 0.04 0.1 0.05
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Family labour-days supplied off-farm over a day period (person days) 0.82 0.53 0.77
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Value of crop production (const. 2009 Int. $) 929 2465 1205
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Amount of food produced (const. 2009 Int. $) 713 1852 918
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Value of food production per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 1243 759 1156
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Value of crop production per working day (const. 2009 Int. $) 11.8 11.8 11.8
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of households using motorized equipment 43 67 47
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Irrigation (% of land)
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Fertilizer per hectare (kg)
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Fertilizer per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 218 75 192
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Seed per hectare (kg)
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Seed per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 32 7 27
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Total TLU (Tropical Livestock Unit) 1.1 1.5 1.1
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
TLU Cattle 0.7 0.9 0.7
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
TLU Poultry 0 0 0
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
TLU Equines 0.1 0.2 0.1
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
TLU Pigs 0.1 0.2 0.2
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
TLU Camels 0 0 0
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
TLU Goats 0.1 0 0
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
TLU Other 0 0 0
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Sample (% of households reporting crop)
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of households selling crops through informal channels
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of households selling crops through formal channels
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of households selling crops in the local markets
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of households selling crops in the other markets
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of the crops' value sold through informal channels
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of the crops' value sold through formal channels
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of the crops' value sold in local markets
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of the crops' value sold in other markets
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Sample (% of households reporting inputs)
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of households buying ag. inputs through informal channels
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of households buying ag. inputs through formal channels
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of households buying ag. inputs in the local markets
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of households buying ag. Inputs in the other markets
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of the inputs' value purchased through informal channels
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of the inputs' value purchased through formal channels
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of the inputs' value purchased in local markets
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of the inputs' value purchased in other markets
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of improved seeds
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of households using improved seeds
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of households recipient of extension services 1.8 5.6 2.5
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of households owning a telephone 4.9 4.2 4.8
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of agricultural production sold 29 54 33
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of expenditure for inputs on value of production 28 19 26
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
% of credit beneficiary households 8 12 9
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Credit (const. 2009 Int. $) 2584 3215 2735
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Distance of household from road (km)
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Years of education of the household head 2.1 1.8 2.1
Latin America and the Caribbean » Guatemala
Household size 5.8 6.1 5.8