The Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11 was the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Lao Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - LMAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Statistics Bureau (http://www.lsb.gov.la/), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR, as well as information on village infrastructure. A sample survey module collected detailed data on agricultural production activities from over 40 thousand farm households.

The census data collection was undertaken in March 2011, whereby crop production data on the 2010 wet season and the 2010/11 dry season was collected. Data are available on the Lao Decide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/)

Indicators in this dataset

Displaying 1 - 10 of 39

Area of forest on holdings

The indicator measures the total area of farm households (in '000 hectares) with forests in Lao. The data comes from the Lao Census of Agriculture 1998/99 and 2010/11. The Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11 was the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - MAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Bureau of Statistics (LSB), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR. Concerning data from the 2010/11 Census, the number of households is taken from full census component, whilst the number of farm households and the number of land holdings are taken from the specific sample component. Data are expressed in thousand of hectares ('000 ha) and are available on the Laodecide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/).

Area of Land Holdings

This indicator measures the total area of land holdings ('000 of hectares) in Lao. Data comes from the Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11, the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - MAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Bureau of Statistics (LSB), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR. Concerning data from the 2010/11 Census, the number of households is taken from full census component, whilst the number of farm households and the number of land holdings are taken from the specific sample component. Data in thousand of hectares ('000 ha). Data are available on the Laodecide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/).

Area of Land Holdings with land other than owned or rented

This indicator measures the total area of land holdings with land other than owned or rented ('000 of hectares) in Lao. Data comes from the Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11, the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - MAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Bureau of Statistics (LSB), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR. Concerning data from the 2010/11 Census, the number of households is taken from full census component, whilst the number of farm households and the number of land holdings are taken from the specific sample component. Data are available on the Laodecide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/). Data in thousand of hectares ('000 ha).

Area of Land Holdings with owned land

This indicator measures the total area of land holdings with owned land ('000 of hectares) in Lao. Data comes from the Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11, the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - MAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Bureau of Statistics (LSB), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR. Concerning data from the 2010/11 Census, the number of households is taken from full census component, whilst the number of farm households and the number of land holdings are taken from the specific sample component. Data are available on the Laodecide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/). Data in thousand of hectares ('000 ha).

Area of Land Holdings with rented land

This indicator measures the total area of land holdings with rented land ('000 of hectares) in Lao. Data comes from the Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11, the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - MAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Bureau of Statistics (LSB), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR. Concerning data from the 2010/11 Census, the number of households is taken from full census component, whilst the number of farm households and the number of land holdings are taken from the specific sample component. Data are available on the Laodecide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/). Data in thousand of hectares ('000 ha).

Average number of parcels per holding

The indicator measures the average number of parcels per holding in Lao. The data comes from the Lao Census of Agriculture 1998/99 and 2010/11. The Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11 was the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - MAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Bureau of Statistics (LSB), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR. Data are expressed in average number of parcels per holding. Data are available on the Laodecide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/)

Average size of holdings (ha)

The indicator measures the average size of holdings (in hectares) in Lao. The data comes from the Lao Census of Agriculture 1998/99 and 2010/11. The Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11 was the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - MAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Bureau of Statistics (LSB), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR. Data are in hectares (ha). Data are available on the Laodecide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/)

Average size of parcels (ha)

The indicator measures the average size of parcels per holding (in hectares) in Lao. The data comes from the Lao Census of Agriculture 1998/99 and 2010/11. The Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11 was the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - MAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Bureau of Statistics (LSB), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR. Data are expressed in hectares (ha) per parcel per holding. Data are available on the Laodecide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/)

Number of farm households

The indicator measures the total number of farm households in Lao. The data comes from the Lao Census of Agriculture 1998/99 and 2010/11. The Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11 was the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - MAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Bureau of Statistics (LSB), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR. Concerning data from the 2010/11 Census, the number of households is taken from full census component, whilst the number of farm households and the number of land holdings are taken from the specific sample component. The number of non-farm households is calculated by difference. Data are expressed in thousand ('000) and are available on the Laodecide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/).

Number of farm households - Rural areas with road

The indicator measures the total number of farm households located in rural areas with road in Lao. The data comes from the Lao Census of Agriculture 1998/99 and 2010/11. The Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11 was the second agricultural census undertaken in the Lao PDR. Since the first in 1998/99, the agricultural sector underwent significant changes. This Census of Agriculture was implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - MAF (http://www.maf.gov.la/), with support from the Lao Bureau of Statistics (LSB), and collected basic information on crop and livestock production from every household in the Lao PDR. Concerning data from the 2010/11 Census, the number of households is taken from full census component, whilst the number of farm households and the number of land holdings are taken from the specific sample component. The number of non-farm households is calculated by difference. Village type data (e.g. urban, rural with and rural without roads...) comes from Lao Statistics Bureau (http://www.lsb.gov.la/). Data are expressed in thousand ('000) and are available on the Laodecide platform (http://www.decide.la/en/).