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Smaller farm Other farm Nationally
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Average farm size (ha) 1.2 5.33 1.89
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Minimum farm size (ha) 0 3.31 0
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Maximum farm size (ha) 3.31 21.41 21.41
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Total number of holdings 4964306 1000475 5964781
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Household income (const. 2009 Int.$) 5032 6918 5349
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of income from crop production 47 54 48
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of income from on farm income 56 67 58
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of income from agricultural wage labor 7 3 7
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of income from non agricultural wages and self employment 30 26 30
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of income from public and private transfers 4.66 2.59 4.31
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of income from other sources 1.8 1.2 1.7
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Poverty rate 39 40 39
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Family labor-days supplied on farm over a day period (person days) 0.56 0.99 0.63
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Hired labour-days supplied over a day period (person days) 0.04 0.11 0.05
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Family labour-days supplied off-farm over a day period (person days) 0.14 0.11 0.13
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Value of crop production (const. 2009 Int. $) 895 2549 1172
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Amount of food produced (const. 2009 Int. $) 693 1876 891
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Value of food production per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 1103 505 999
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Value of crop production per working day (const. 2009 Int. $) 7.1 10 7.6
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of households using motorized equipment 1.4 10.4 2.9
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Irrigation (% of land) 1.9 1.7 1.8
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Fertilizer per hectare (kg) 39 8 34
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Fertilizer per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 33 13 29
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Seed per hectare (kg) 80 23 70
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Seed per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 25 8 22
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Total TLU (Tropical Livestock Unit) 1.4 4.3 1.9
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
TLU Cattle 1.3 4.5 1.8
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
TLU Poultry 0.1 0.1 0.1
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
TLU Equines 0 0 0
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
TLU Pigs 0 0 0
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
TLU Camels 0 0 0
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
TLU Goats 0.2 0.5 0.3
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
TLU Other 0 0 0
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Sample (% of households reporting crop) 73 88 76
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of households selling crops through informal channels 98 98 98
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of households selling crops through formal channels 2 2 2
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of households selling crops in the local markets 98 98 98
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of households selling crops in the other markets 2 2 2
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of the crops' value sold through informal channels 98 98 98
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of the crops' value sold through formal channels 2 2 2
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of the crops' value sold in local markets 98 98 98
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of the crops' value sold in other markets 2 2 2
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Sample (% of households reporting inputs) 57 60 58
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of households buying ag. inputs through informal channels 99 99 99
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of households buying ag. inputs through formal channels 1 1 1
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of households buying ag. inputs in the local markets 99 99 99
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of households buying ag. Inputs in the other markets 1 1 1
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of the inputs' value purchased through informal channels 99 100 99
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of the inputs' value purchased through formal channels 1 0 1
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of the inputs' value purchased in local markets 99 100 99
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of the inputs' value purchased in other markets 1 0 1
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of improved seeds 43 47 44
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of households using improved seeds 41 45 42
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of households recipient of extension services 9 17 10
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of households owning a telephone 0.4 0.2 0.4
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of agricultural production sold 35 48 37
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of expenditure for inputs on value of production 7 5 7
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
% of credit beneficiary households 6 9 7
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Credit (const. 2009 Int. $) 1036 1243 1080
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Distance of household from road (km) 1.3 1.3 1.3
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Years of education of the household head 4.9 4.9 4.9
Sub-Saharan Africa » United Republic of Tanzania
Household size 5.2 7.2 5.5