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Table 7 Distribution of sampled farm households by level of production efficiency and source of livelihood

From: Off-farm labour supply and production efficiency of farm household in rural Southwest Nigeria

Level of farm household production efficiency Households that derived their labour based income from: All farmhouseholds in the sample
Farm sector only Farm and non-farm sectors
No % No % No %
Below 0.10 121 46.7 47 20.5 168 34.3
0.10 - <0.20 90 34.8 87 37.8 177 36.2
0.20 - <0.30 28 10.8 49 21.3 77 15.7
0.30 - <0.40 10 3.9 20 8.7 30 6.2
0.40 - <0.50 5 2.0 18 7.9 23 4.8
0.50 & higher 5 1.9 9 3.9 14 2.9
Total 259 100.0 230 100 489 100
Mean 0.1374 0.2114 0.1782
Std. error of mean 0.0073 0.0095 0.0061
  1. NOTE: The calculated t-value in a test of difference between the mean production efficiency of the two categories of farm households was 6.18 as against a critical t-value of 2.58 at p < 0.01 and 487 degree of freedom.