வேளாண் மற்றும் விவசாயிகள் நலத்துறை DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & FARMERS WELFARE Government of Puducherry

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Agriculture Labourers as per Census 2011


The total Population of the Government of Puducherry is 12,47,953 and out of this 4,44,968 (35.66%) are classified as workers. Agriculture Sector of the U.T.of Puducherry had employed 61,370 persons who are either Cultivators or Agricultural Workers. The above table gives the clear picture of workforce of the Union Territory on Agricultural Sector.

Category Region
Puducherry Karaikal Mahe Yanam State
Total workers
3,48,105 68301.00 11802.00 16760.00 4,44,968
Agricultural Workers (Cultivators and Agricultural labourers)
47259.00 10792.00 80.00 3239.00 61370.00
Percentage of Agricultural workers to total workers.
13.58 15.80 0.68 19.33 13.79
Net area sown (in Hectares) 2011-12
10741.00 6187.00 586.00 615.00 18129.00
Per-capita Net Area Sown (in Hectare)
Total Population
0.01 0.03 0.01 0.01 0.02
Agricultural workers
0.23 0.57 7.33 0.19 0.30
Density of Agricultural workers per 100 Hectare of net area sown
440.00 174.00 14.00 527.00 339.00

COLLECTION OF DATA ON AGRICULTURAL CENSUS


(Unit:Number/Ha.)

ARICULTURE CENSUS Puducherrry Karaikal Mahe Yanam
Holdings
(Nos.)
Area
(in Ha)
Holdings
(Nos.)
Area
(in Ha)
Holdings
(Nos.)
Area
(in Ha)
Holdings
(Nos.)
Area
(in Ha)
3rd Agricultural Census (1980-81)
20393 20607 9260 12768 3436 741 694 857
4th Agricultural Census (1985-86)
20265 19794 9093 12114 3435 742 533 776
5th Agricultural Census (1990-91)
21629 19095 9506 12775 3256 733 584 675
6th Agricultural Census (1995-96)
22208 17362 8714 10567 2395 759 588 849
7th Agricultural Census (2000-01)
22423 15594 8063 9364 6767 642 583 836
8th Agricultural Census (2005-06)
17243 14663 7011 8599 6786 637 437 556
9th Agricultural Census (2010-11)
20872 14594 4606 5975 7191 587 559 646

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