Skip to main content

Advertisement

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