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Hectare weighted median
Smaller farm Other farm Nationally
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Average farm size (ha) 0.97 5.74 1.51
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Minimum farm size (ha) 0 2.78 0
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Maximum farm size (ha) 2.76 40.47 40.47
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Total number of holdings 3617478 458815 4076293
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Household income (const. 2009 Int.$) 2897 5758 3219
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of income from crop production 54 50 54
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of income from on farm income 59 62 60
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of income from agricultural wage labor 4 3 4
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of income from non agricultural wages and self employment 29 28 29
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of income from public and private transfers 7 4 7
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of income from other sources 1 3.3 1.3
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Poverty rate 27 20 26
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Family labor-days supplied on farm over a day period (person days) 0.61 0.89 0.64
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Hired labour-days supplied over a day period (person days) 0.06 0.2 0.07
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Family labour-days supplied off-farm over a day period (person days) 0.08 0.16 0.09
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Value of crop production (const. 2009 Int. $) 898 2119 1035
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Amount of food produced (const. 2009 Int. $) 751 1448 830
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Value of food production per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 1044 408 972
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Value of crop production per working day (const. 2009 Int. $) 5.2 7 5.4
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of households using motorized equipment 0.7 5.2 1.2
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Irrigation (% of land) 0.7 0.2 0.7
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Fertilizer per hectare (kg) 1.3 0.4 1.2
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Fertilizer per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 1.8 1.2 1.7
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Seed per hectare (kg) 91 27 84
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Seed per hectare (const. 2009 Int. $) 28 7 25
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Total TLU (Tropical Livestock Unit) 1.4 6.6 2
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
TLU Cattle 1 5.4 1.5
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
TLU Poultry 0.1 0.2 0.1
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
TLU Equines 0 0 0
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
TLU Pigs 0.1 0.2 0.1
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
TLU Camels 0 0 0
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
TLU Goats 0.2 0.5 0.2
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
TLU Other 0 0 0
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Sample (% of households reporting crop) 79 95 81
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of households selling crops through informal channels 27 27 27
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of households selling crops through formal channels 73 73 73
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of households selling crops in the local markets 85 81 84
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of households selling crops in the other markets 15 19 16
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of the crops' value sold through informal channels 24 21 23
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of the crops' value sold through formal channels 76 79 77
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of the crops' value sold in local markets 83 77 82
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of the crops' value sold in other markets 17 23 18
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Sample (% of households reporting inputs) 14 22 15
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of households buying ag. inputs through informal channels 6 2 5
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of households buying ag. inputs through formal channels 94 98 95
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of households buying ag. inputs in the local markets 53 38 51
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of households buying ag. Inputs in the other markets 47 62 49
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of the inputs' value purchased through informal channels 6 2 5
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of the inputs' value purchased through formal channels 94 98 95
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of the inputs' value purchased in local markets 53 39 50
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of the inputs' value purchased in other markets 47 61 50
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of improved seeds 8 15 9
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of households using improved seeds 19 43 22
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of households recipient of extension services 26 39 27
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of households owning a telephone
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of agricultural production sold 27 39 28
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of expenditure for inputs on value of production 5 4 5
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
% of credit beneficiary households 4 2 4
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Credit (const. 2009 Int. $)
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Distance of household from road (km) 3.4 2.6 3.3
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Years of education of the household head 5.3 7 5.5
Sub-Saharan Africa » Uganda
Household size 5.4 6.9 5.6