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Panchagarh Agriculture Sample Survey 2005

Items

Agriculture Sample Survey 2005

Bangladesh

Panchagarh

% of Bangladesh

1.0

Number of holdings and type

 

 

 

1.1

Number of holdings

28165700

197392

0.70

1.2

Number of non-farm households

13076613

72025

0.55

 

(% of total holdings )

46.43

36.49

 

1.3

Number of total farm holdings

15089087

125367

0.83

 

 

 

 

 

2.0

Farm holdings by size

 

 

 

2.1

Number of marginal holdings (0.05-0.49 acre)

5828809

32389

0.56

 

(% of farm holdings )

38.63

25.84

 

2.2

Number of small farm holdings (0.50-2.49 acres)

7522541

68762

0.91

2.3

Number of medium farm holdings (2.50-7.49 acres)

1560774

20937

1.34

 

(% of farm holdings )

10.34

16.70

 

2.4

Number of large farm holdings (7.50 acres & above)

176962

3278

1.85

 

(% of farm holdings )

1.17

2.61

 

2.5

Number of holdings owning no land (absolute landless)

3950291

26750

0.68

 

(% of all holdings )

14.03

13.55

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.0

Headship of holdings by sex

 

 

 

3.1

Number of male headed holdings

27368322

194010

0.71

 

(% of total holdings )

97.17

98.29

 

3.2

Number of female headed holdings

797378

3382

0.42

 

(% of total holdings )

2.83

1.71

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.0

Operated area

 

 

 

4.1

Operated area of all holdings (in acres)

23463636

245049

1.04

4.2

Operated area per holding (in acres)

0.83

1.24

 

4.3

Per capita operated area (in acres)

0.17

0.27

 

4.4

Operated area of farm holdings (in acres)

22307761

239077

1.07

4.5

Operated area per farm holding (in acres)

1.48

1.91

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.0

Homestead area

 

 

 

5.1

Homestead area (in acres)

1848852

15198

0.82

5.2

Homestead area per holding (in acres)

0.07

0.08

 

5.3

Homestead area per non farm household (in acres)

0.05

0.05

 

5.4

Homestead area per farm holding (in acres)

0.08

0.09

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.0

Ownership and Tenancy

 

 

 

6.1

Number of owner farm holdings

9065991

77983

0.86

6.2

No. of owner-cum-tenant farm holdings

5543512

40240

0.73

6.3

Number of tenant farm holdings

479584

7144

1.49

 

 

 

 

 

7.0

Operated area by Tenancy

 

 

 

7.1

Operated area of owner farm holdings (in acres)

12287342

166798

1.36

7.2

Operated area of owner-cum-tenant farm holdings (in acres)

9484110

63507

0.67

7.3

Operated area of tenant farm holdings (in acres)

536308

8772

1.64

 

 

 

 

 

8.0

Cultivated area

 

 

 

8.1

Cultivated area of all holdings (in acres)

18083529

214292

1.19

8.2

Per capita cultivated area (in acres)

0.13

0.24

 

8.3

Cultivated area of farm holdings

18047142

214210

1.19

8.4

Cultivated area per farm (in acres)

1.20

1.71

 

8.5

Net temporary cropped area of farm holdings (in acres)

16617428

207880

1.25

8.6

Net temporary cropped area per farm (in acres)

1.10

1.66

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.0

Cropped area and intensity of farm holdings

 

 

 

9.1

Gross cropped area (in acres)

29990170

362169

1.21

9.2

Cropping intensity (%)

180

174

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.0

Area under selected crops of farm holdings (in acres)

 

 

 

10.1

Aus

2670787

932

0.03

 

% of gross cropped area

8.91

0.26

 

10.2

Aman

10488754

176008

1.68

 

% of gross cropped area

34.97

48.60

 

10.3

Boro

9272497

67092

0.72

 

% of gross cropped area

30.92

18.53

 

10.4

Jute

1102221

19342

1.75

 

% of gross cropped area

3.68

5.34

 

10.5

Sugarcane

294040

5032

1.71

 

% of gross cropped area

0.98

1.39

 

10.6

Wheat

897403

24942

2.78

 

% of gross cropped area

2.99

6.89

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.0

Bovine Animals

 

 

 

11.1

Total number of bovine animals

25135338

318176

1.27

11.2

Bovine animals per holding

0.89

1.61

 

11.3

Per capita bovine animals

0.18

0.35

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.0

Goats & Sheep

 

 

 

12.1

Number of goats & sheep

17459061

305659

1.75

12.2

Number of goats & sheep per holding

0.62

1.55

 

12.3

Per capita goats & sheep

0.13

0.34

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.0

Poultry (fowls) & ducks

 

 

 

13.1

Number of poultry (fowls) & ducks

188398299

1155532

0.61

13.2

Number of poultry (fowls) & ducks per holding

6.69

5.85

 

13.3

Per capita poultry (fowls) & ducks

1.37

1.27

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.0

Loan Taken & Used by Holdings

 

 

 

14.1

Number of holdings taken loan

7599686

75082

0.99

 

% of total holdings

26.98

38.04

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.0

Agricultural labour holdings

 

 

 

15.1

Number of agricultural labour holding

7132646

66701

0.94

 

(% of total holdings )

25.32

33.79

 

 

 

 

 

 

16.0

Commercial farms

 

 

 

16.1

Number of holdings reporting commercial farms

337657

634

0.19

 

% of total farm holdings

2.24

0.51

 

16.2

Area used for commercial farms (area in acres)

290658

11

0.00

 

% of total cultivated area

1.61

0.01

 

16.3

Fishery (area in acres)

283907

0

0.00

 

% of total area of commercial farms

97.68

0.00

 

16.4

Sericulture (area in acres)

1631

0

0.00

 

% of total area of commercial farms

0.56

0

 

16.5

Flower nursery (area in acres)

512

0

0.00

 

% of total area of commercial farms

0.18

0.00

 

16.6

Tree nursery (area in acres)

4608

11

0.24

 

% of total area of commercial farms

1.59

100.00

 

Source: Bangladesh Govt. Statistics

 

 

As of 1997 the population of Panchagarh was about 8,00,000. The following table has the statistics of population of this district in 2000.

 

District / Upazila

Area in Sq. k.m.

Population

Man

Woman

Panchagarh district

1405

429000

409000

Atwari

210

59000

54000

Boda

349

104000

99000

Debiganj

309

93000

92000

Panchagarh Sadar

347

119000

112000

Tetulia

189

54000

52000

 

 

Following figures shows the figures of the Population of Panchagarh from 1872 to 1947.

 

Year

Thana / Upazila

Area in Sq. mile

Village

Population

Hindu

Muslim

Woman

Man

Density Per Sq. Mile

Others

1872

Boda (Porgona)

475

90

141507

 

 

68389

73118

298

 

1881

Boda

 

 

178643

 

 

 

 

430

 

1881

Tetulia Rajgonj

 

 

80178

 

 

 

 

 

 

1891

Boda

 

 

166378

 

 

 

 

 

 

1891

 

Tetulia Rajgonj

 

 

7500

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boda

381

177

165007

91924

73075

78038

86969

 

Birth Rate 38.27

1901

 

Tetulia

 

 

20542

9071

11467

9970

10572

 

 

Boda

380

657

163401

 

 

 

 

430

 

1911

 

 

Tetulia

 

 

20586

8739

11847

 

 

 

 

Debiganj

 

 

56355

40224

16131

 

 

 

 

Boda

148

169

77375

40142

37222

 

 

523

 

1921

 

 

 

 

Tetulia

53

3

19013

7945

11054

 

 

359

 

Panchagarh

96

24

32776

14037

18726

 

 

341

 

Debiganj

111

62

55638

39742

15291

 

 

501

 

Boda

148

186

72887

35671

37158

 

 

492

 

Tetulia

75

5

25644

9661

15687

 

 

342

 

1931

 

 

 

Panchagarh

96

27

34006

15312

18688

 

 

354

 

Debiganj

111

70

54826

39929

14630

 

 

494

 

Boda

352

 

74596

36752

37844

 

 

 

 

Tetulia

220

 

27472

10190

17282

 

 

 

 

1947

 

 

Panchagarh

 

 

33614

15807

17807

 

 

 

 

Debiganj

 

 

56511

41684

14927

 

 

 

 

Atwari

81

 

43218

15277

27941

 

 

 

 

Source: Panchagarh Jelar Itihas O Lokosankriti, page 126