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Hectare weighted median
Smaller farm Other farm Nationally
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Average farm size (ha) 4.51 67.31 7.17
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Minimum farm size (ha) 0 43 0
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Maximum farm size (ha) 42 182.5 182.5
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Total number of holdings 167201 7384 174585
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Household income (const. 2009 Int.$) 11110 18628 11428
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of income from crop production 20 17 20
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of income from on farm income 27 49 28
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of income from agricultural wage labor 15 5 15
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of income from non agricultural wages and self employment 44 37 43
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of income from public and private transfers 13 8 13
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of income from other sources 1.5 1.3 1.5
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Poverty rate 67 52 66
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Family labor-days supplied on farm over a day period (person days) 0.54 0.81 0.55
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Hired labour-days supplied over a day period (person days) 0.09 0.32 0.1
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Family labour-days supplied off-farm over a day period (person days) 0.36 0.24 0.36
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Value of crop production (const. 2009 Int. $) 1416 1764 1431
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Amount of food produced (const. 2009 Int. $) 1138 1427 1151
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Value of food production per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 1804 23 1729
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Value of crop production per working day (const. 2009 Int. $) 17.1 11.5 16.8
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of households using motorized equipment 6 8 6
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Irrigation (% of land)
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Fertilizer per hectare (kg)
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Fertilizer per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 43 4 42
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Seed per hectare (kg)
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Seed per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 8 2 7
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Total TLU (Tropical Livestock Unit) 1.9 24.6 2.9
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
TLU Cattle 1.6 24 2.6
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
TLU Poultry 0.2 0.3 0.2
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
TLU Equines 0 0 0
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
TLU Pigs 0.1 0.4 0.2
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
TLU Camels 0 0 0
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
TLU Goats 0 0 0
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
TLU Other 0 0 0
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Sample (% of households reporting crop)
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of households selling crops through informal channels
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of households selling crops through formal channels
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of households selling crops in the local markets
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of households selling crops in the other markets
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of the crops' value sold through informal channels
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of the crops' value sold through formal channels
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of the crops' value sold in local markets
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of the crops' value sold in other markets
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Sample (% of households reporting inputs) 45 61 45
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of households buying ag. inputs through informal channels 15 11 15
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of households buying ag. inputs through formal channels 85 89 85
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of households buying ag. inputs in the local markets 74 73 74
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of households buying ag. Inputs in the other markets 26 27 26
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of the inputs' value purchased through informal channels 14 8 14
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of the inputs' value purchased through formal channels 86 92 86
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of the inputs' value purchased in local markets 75 75 75
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of the inputs' value purchased in other markets 25 25 25
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of improved seeds
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of households using improved seeds
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of households recipient of extension services 3.4 14.1 3.8
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of households owning a telephone 12.2 21.2 12.6
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of agricultural production sold 20 25 20
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of expenditure for inputs on value of production 9 22 10
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
% of credit beneficiary households 27 21 27
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Credit (const. 2009 Int. $)
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Distance of household from road (km) 6 7 6
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Years of education of the household head 5.2 4.3 5.2
Latin America and the Caribbean » Panama
Household size 4.9 4.3 4.8