Operational land holdings

 Operational land holdings

 

Change in size distribution of household operational holdings - Rural
 
Land holding category 1971-72 (26th Round) 1981-82 (37th Round) 1991-92 (48th Round) 2002-03 (59th Round)
Percentage distribution of household operational holdings
Landless (Lessthan or equal to 0.002 ha) 27.4 26.1 21.8 31.94
Marginal (0.002 - 1 ha) 32.9 41.1 48.3 47.1
Small (1.01 to 2 ha) 16.4 14.5 14.2 11.2
Semi-medium (2.01 to 4 ha) 12.9 10.6 9.7 6.2
Medium (4.01 to 10 ha) 8.1 6.3 4.9 2.9
Large (> 10 ha) 2.2 1.4 1.1 0.5
ALL 100 100 100 100
Number in millions
Estimated households operational holdings 56.9 69.4 93.4 101.8
Source: NSS Report No.493 "Livestock Ownership Across Operational Land Holdings Classes in India, 2002-03", January 2006 (GoI), p.12.
 
Change in the In-milk bovine stock per 100 households - Rural
 
Land holding category 1971-72 (26th Round) 1981-82 (37th Round) 1991-92 (48th Round) 2002-03 (59th Round)
Landless (Lessthan or equal to 0.002 ha) 16 7 6 1
Marginal (0.002 - 1 ha) 33 28 41 40
Small (1.01 to 2 ha) 64 48 69 63
Semi-medium (2.01 to 4 ha) 92 74 80 84
Medium (4.01 to 10 ha) 142 106 102 126
Large (> 10 ha) 225 153 130 208
ALL 54 37 46 36
Source: NSS Report No.493 "Livestock Ownership Across Operational Land Holdings Classes in India, 2002-03", January 2006 (GoI), p.16.
 
Change in the In-milk cattle stock per 100 households - Rural
 
Land holding category 1971-72 (26th Round) 1981-82 (37th Round) 1991-92 (48th Round) 2002-03 (59th Round)
Landless (Lessthan or equal to 0.002 ha) 9 3 3 0
Marginal (0.002 - 1 ha) 23 15 25 22
Small (1.01 to 2 ha) 41 26 38 31
Semi-medium (2.01 to 4 ha) 58 40 39 42
Medium (4.01 to 10 ha) 86 54 43 59
Large (> 10 ha) 140 86 43 111
ALL 34 20 26 19
Source: NSS Report No.493 "Livestock Ownership Across Operational Land Holdings Classes in India, 2002-03", January 2006, (GoI), p.19.
 
Change in the stock of In-milk buffaloes per 100 households - Rural
 
Land holding category 1971-72 (26th Round) 1981-82 (37th Round) 1991-92 (48th Round) 2002-03 (59th Round)
Landless (Lessthan or equal to 0.002 ha) 7 4 3 0
Marginal (0.002 - 1 ha) 10 13 16 18
Small (1.01 to 2 ha) 23 22 31 32
Semi-medium (2.01 to 4 ha) 35 34 41 42
Medium (4.01 to 10 ha) 56 51 59 67
Large (> 10 ha) 85 67 87 97
ALL 20 17 20 17
Source: NSS Report No.493 "Livestock Ownership Across Operational Land Holdings Classes in India, 2002-03", January 2006 (GoI), p.20.
 
Change in number of In-milk bovine per 100 households in major states - Rural
 
State 1971-72 (26th Round) 1981-82 (37th Round) 1991-92 (48th Round) 2002-03 (59th Round)
Andhra Pradesh 46 33 41 23
Assam 63 53 57 43
Bihar & Jharkhand 29 23 35 29
Gujarat 67 53 60 52
Haryana 85 77 92 73
Karnataka 61 49 49 40
Kerala 17 18 19 12
Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgargh 96 46 63 42
Maharashtra 49 33 42 30
Orissa 28 22 22 13
Punjab 85 90 100 94
Rajasthan 100 64 81 67
Tamil Nadu 27 19 19 18
Uttar Pradesh & Uttaranchal 48 42 53 48
West Bengal 31 22 34 25
India 54 37 46 36
Source: NSS Report No.493 "Livestock Ownership Across Operational Land Holdings Classes in India, 2002-03", January 2006 (GoI), p.23-4.