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AGRICULTURAL HOUSEHOLD

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Definition:
A household is considered to be an agricultural household when at least one member of the household is operating a holding (farming household) or when the household head, reference person or main income earner is economically active in agriculture.

Source Publication:
Handbook of Household Surveys, Revised Edition, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 31, United Nations, New York, 1984, para. 13.15.

Statistical Theme: Social and welfare statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, October 31, 2001