[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2002/2003, Small Holder Agriculture, Volume III: Livestock Sector, National Report

Cover Tanzania 2002/2003 Vol 3


Zanzibar, Tanzania: United Republic of Tanzania, National Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Ministry of Water and Livestock Development, Ministry of Cooperatives and Marketing, Presidents Office, Regional Administration and Local Government, (2003)

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The analysis and data contained in this document provides a detailed description of the state of the livestock sub-sector in Tanzania for the agriculture year 1st October 2002 to 30th September 2003. Most of the analysis and tabulations are based on smallholder agriculture which permits comparisons between regions and Zanzibar (District comparisons are made in separate Regional reports and with the Agriculture Sample Census Dissemination Application). In some cases, the contribution of Large Scale Farms is included to give the overall country estimates.


  • Number of Livestock by Type and Category of Livestock (Indigenous, Improved)
  • Households Rearing Livestock:  Number,  Herd or Flock Size
  • Milk Marketing by Type of Buyer
  • Household Use of Organic Fertilizer
  • Type of Draft Animal Used for Cultivating Land: Oxen, Bulls, Cows, Donkeys
  • Livestock Disease Infection: Helminthiosis, Pleura Pneumonia, Foot and Mouth, Foot Rot, Tick Borne Disease
  • Number of Livestock Rearing Households Deworming
  • Number of Livestock Rearing Households Encountering:  Tick Problems, Tsetse Files Problems
  • Method of Tick Control, Tsetse Flies Control
  • Number of Households by: Type of Household, Type of Holding, Livelihood Activity
  • Number of Agriculture Households Using Draft Animal to Cultivate Land
  • Area of Farm Yard Manure and Compost Application
  • Number of Dead Livestock and Total Offtake
  • Livestock Sold and Value
  • Milk Production: Litres per Day, Number Milked, Value, Sold per Day, Number of Households
  • Eggs Sold and Consumed
  • Hides Sold and Consumed
  • Skins Sold and Consumed
  • Distance to Nearest: Cattle Dip, Spray Race, Hand Powered Sprayer, Cattle Crush, Primary Market, Secondary Market, Abattoir, Slaughter Slab, Hide and Skin Shed, Input Supply Centre, Veterinary Clinic, Village Holding Ground, Village Watering Point/Dam, Drencher Provider, Research Station, Plant Protection Lab, Land Registration Office, Livestock Development Centre
  • Households Practising Fish Farming, System of Fish Farming, Source of Fingerling, Location of Selling Fish, Fish Harvested

Livestock: Cattle, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Chicken, Ducks, Turkeys, Rabbits, Donkeys

Regions: Dodoma, Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Tanga, Morogoro, Pwani, Dar es Salaam, Lindi, Mtwara, Ruvuma, Iringa, Mbeya, Singida, Tabora, Rukwa, Kigoma, Shinyanga, Kagera, Mwanza, Mara, Manyara, Mainland, Zanzibar,  Tanzania