Title:

Namibia Census of Agriculture 2013/14. Commercial, leasehold and resettlement farms

Abstract:

There were 3 337 commercial farms enumerated during the census out of 6 690 targeted commercial farms, with an average farm size of 3 640 hectares. Males own about 66 percent of the farms in Namibia. South Africans owed 40.0 percent of the farms that are mainly in //Karas region while the Germans owned only 4.3 percent of the farms that are located in Otjozondjupa region. The majority of farm owners, 70.4 percent reported that they farm on full-time basis while 18.4 percent of farm owners indicated that they farm on part time basis. About 95 percent of farm owners indicated that they are permanent residents in Namibia. About 61 percent of all farms in Namibia are commercial farms, followed by 27.2 percent resettlement farms. Less than one percent of farms in Namibia are reported as government farms.

Item Type:
Report
Language:
en

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