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Table 2 Description statistics of some socio-economic characteristics of the farmers

From: Agricultural technology adoption, commercialization and smallholder rice farmers’ welfare in rural Nigeria

Socio-Economic/Demographic characteristics Frequency Percentage
Age of Household Head (Years)   
20–30
30–40
40–50
50–60
60–70
70-80
30
147
252
116
13
5
5.33
26.11
44.76
20.60
02.30
0.90
Household size (Number)   
1–10
10–20
20-30
429
125
9
76.19
22.20
01.59
Farm Size (Ha)   
1–1.5
2–3.5
4–5.5
5–6.5
Mean Farm size
215
206
129
13
2.39
38.19
36.59
22.91
02.31
Rice Output (kg)   
100–1000 67 11.01
1000–2000
2000–3000
3000–4000
4000–5000
5000–6000
>6000
Mean output
78
90
164
109
31
24
3307.50
13.85
15.99
29.13
19.36
05.51
04.26
Proportion that participate in market by Rice Producing system   
Upland
Lowland
Irrigated
153.00
306.00
89.00
88.95
66.81
97.80
  1. Source: Field Survey, 2010