[South Africa] Agricultural Survey 1985; Landbou-opname 1985

Cover South Africa 1985


Report 06-01-22; Verslag 06-01-22, Republic of South Africa, Central Statistical Service, (July 1987)

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This report contains the results of the first sample survey on agriculture undertaken In respect of 1985. The particulars obtained were raised to reflect Information for agriculture as a whole according to development and statistical regions.


  • Farming Units: Number and Area
  • Employment/Employees: Regular, Casual, Domestic and Garden
  • Remuneration of Labor: Cash Salaries and Wages, Payments in Kind and Free Housing
  • Value of Rations
  • Expenditures:  Current, Capital (New Equipment Purchased, New Buildings Erected, New Development Work Undertaken)
  • Value of Farm Products Sold
  • Farming Debts
  • Whites, Coloureds, Asians, Blacks
  • Current Expenditures:  Seed and Plant Material, Stock and Poultry Feed, Packing Materials, Fertilizers, Remedies for Combating Diseases and Pests, Transport, Veterinary Services,  Materials, Contractors, Repairs, Electricity, Licence Fees, Third Party Insurance, Insurance Premiums, Tax, Interest, Rental, Rations, Use of Fruit and Grazing Rights Paid
  • Gross Income from Sale of Agricultural Products: Field Crops, Potatoes and Vegetables, Fruits/Nuts/Coffee/Tea, Animal and Animal Products, Game and Fish Breeding and Hunting and Fishing, Forestry Products
  • Market Value of Farming Assets: Land and Improvements, Vehicles/Machinery/Equipment/Tools, Animals and Poultry
  • Farm Size Groups

Crops: Field Crops,  Fruit/Nuts/Coffee/Tea, Vine-Growing Fruit,  Potatoes and Vegetables

Regions: South Africa, Cape, Natal, Transvaal, Orange Free State, Development Regions, Statistical Regions