Publishing Details

Publication Type: 
Survey Report
Publisher: 
United Republic of Tanzania, Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries, Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Environment, Zanzibar ...
Publication Date: 
September 2012
Pages: 
264

Abstract

At the end of the 2007/08 Agriculture Year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with the Ministries of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Livestock and Fisheries Development; Water; Industry and Trade; the Prime Minister’s Office, Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG) and the Office of the Chief Government Statistician, (OCGS), Ministries of Agriculture and Natural Resources; Livestock and Fisheries conducted the Agriculture Sample Census. This is the fourth Agriculture Census to be carried out in Tanzania, the first one was conducted in 1971/72, the second in 1993/94 and 1994/95 (during 1993/94 data on household characteristics and livestock count were collected and data on crop area and production in 1994/95), and the third was conducted in 2002/03.


It is considered that this census is one of the largest to be carried out in Africa and indeed in many other countries of the world. The census collected detailed data on crop production, crop marketing, crop storage, livestock production, fish farming, and poverty indicators. In addition to this, the census was large in its coverage as it provides data that can be disaggregated at district level and thus allow comparisons with the 2002/03 National Sample Census of Agriculture. The census covered smallholders in rural areas only and large scale farms. This report presents Arusha data disaggregated to district levels. It was very difficult to discuss all variables collected in a single report hence the analysis was based on the most important smallholder variables. The rest of the variables are found in the attached annex of table of results. The analysis in the report includes trend analysis using data from the previous censuses and surveys, particularly the 2002/03.


TABLES

  • Type of Agriculture Household, Number and Size of Holding
  • Number of Heads of Agricultural Households by Sex of Head
  • Number of Household Members by District and Sex
  • Age Group
  • Household Members Who Can Read and Write by Language
  • Literacy Level
  • Education Status
  • Level of Involvement in Farming Activity
  • Land Ownership/Tenure
  • Number of Agriculture Households by Whether All Land Available to the Household Was Used
  • Number of Agriculture Households by Whether they Consider Having Sufficient Land for the Household
  • Number of Agriculture Households By Whether Female Members of the Household Own or Have Cusomary Right to Land
  • Land Use Area
  • Crop and Vegetable Production, Area Planted, Quantity Harvested, Yield
  • Number of Crop Growing Households, Agriculture Households
  • Permanent Crops: Number, Area, Covered, Area Planted, Area Harvested, Yield
  • Number of Households Storing Crops by Method
  • Input Use: Organic Fertilizer, Inorganic Fertilizer, Fungicides, Herbicides, Improved Seed, Local Seed, Insecticides, Irrigation
  • Marketing: Households That Sold, Did Not Sell, Marketing Problems
  • Households That Used Agricultural Equipment by Type
  • Households That Used Tractors/Draft animals to Cultivate Land by Type
  • Tractors/Draft Animals Owned
  • Irrigation
  • Source of Irrigation Water
  • Method Used to Obtain Water
  • Erosion Control/Water Harvesting Facilities
  • Households Receiving Credit by Main Source of Credit
  • Households Receiving Crop Advice, Extension Advice
  • Households Rearing Cattle, Breed and Economic Function, Average Herd Per Household
  • Livestock Production
  • Number of Households Rearing Livestock, by Type, Average Head per Household, Herd Size
  • Pests and Parasites: Deworming, Ticks, Tsetse Flies
  • Farms Receiving Livestock Extension Advice
  • Fish Farming
  • Bee Keeping, Quantity of Honey Harvested and Sold, Average Price
  • Household Facilities
  • Main Source of Energy
  • Main Source of Drinking Water, Time Spent to and from Main Source of Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Meals, Meat Consumption, Fish Consumption, Food Satisfaction


Crops: Maize, Paddy, Sorghum, Bulrush Millet, Finger Millet, Cassava, Sweet Potato, Irish Potatoes, Yams, Mung Bean, Beans, Cowpeas, Green Gram, Chick Peas, Bambaranuts, Field Peas, Sunflower, Simsim, Groundnut, Soya Beans, Castor Fung, Radish, Bitteer Aubergine, Okra, Onion, Ginger, Cabbage, Tomatoes, Carrot, Chillies, Amaranths, Pumpkins, Cucumber, Water Mellon, Cotton, Tobacco, Pyrethrum, Palm Oil, Banana, Coconut, Orange, Sugar Cane


Livestock: Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Chickens, Ducks, Guine Pigs, Turkeys, Rabbits, Donkeys, Horses, Dogs


Districts: Nzega, Igunga, Uyui, Urambo, Sikonge, Tabora Urban

Notes

Full Publisher: United Republic of Tanzania, Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries, Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Environment, Zanzibar, Prime Minister's Office, Regional Administration and Local Governments, Ministry of Industries, Trade and Marketing, The National Bureau of Statistics and the Office of the Chief Government Statistician, Zanzibar

Citation

(2012) "[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/2008: Regional Report - Tabora Region (Volume Vn)," United Republic of Tanzania, Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries, Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Environment, Zanzibar ....

Additional Attributes

Geographic Coverage: Tanzania, East & Central Africa
Keywords: Africa, Agricultural Census, Agricultural Credit, Agricultural Pests, Agricultural Statistics, Bee Colonies, Census, Crop Area, Crop Production, Crop Yields, Crops, Data Rescue, East & Central Africa, Extension Services, Farm Equipment, Farm Finance, Farm Households, Farm Inputs, Fisheries, Household Surveys, Irrigation, Land Tenure, Land Use, Livestock, Livestock Production, Poverty, Soil Management, Storage, Tabora Region (Tanzania), Tanzania