[Zambia] National Census of Agriculture (1990/92) Part II: Census Report Volume I, Structural Type and Post-Harvest Data (1990/91)

Cover Zambia 1990/1992 Vol 1


Lusaka, Zambia: Republic of Zambia, Central Statistical Office, (December 1994)

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This report gives the Census design (including sample design) as well as structural type and 1990/91 post-harvest data collected on small scale and medium scale holders in Zambia.


  • Number and Composition of Rural Population by: Sex, Age Group
  • Rural Population by:  Formal Educational Level Attained, Employment Status, Main Industrial Activity
  • Number of Men and Women Working in Agriculture by Sex
  • Distribution of Rural Households by Size of Households
  • Number of Rural Households by Sex and Mean Age of Head
  • Male and Female Heads of Rural Households by:  Age Group, Formal Educational Level Attained, Employment Status, Main Industrial Activity
  • Number of Holders by Sex by: Relationship to Head of Household, Educational Level Attained, Kind of Tenure, Type of Agricultural Activity (Crop Growing, Livestock Raising, Poultry Raising, Fish Farming)
  • Number of Crop-growing Holders by: Number of Parcels Operated, Number of Fields Operated
  • Number of Holders Reporting Area under Crops and Area Planted
  • Area Planted by Crop, Production and Sales
  • Households Reporting Fruit Trees and Number of Trees/Stands
  • Households Reporting Growing Vegetables for Sale, Value of Sales
  • Number of Agricultural Households Reporting Raising Livestock
  • Number of Livestock/Poultry Held
  • Number of Agricultural Households Reporting Fish Farming, Weight and Number of Fish Harvested, Number of Ponds Operated
  • Number of Holders Practising Different Types of Cultivation Methods
  • Number of Holders by: Method of Sowing Most Practised, Type of Soil-conservation Methods Used, Use of Improved or Recycled or Local Seed, Use of Fertilizer by Type (Basal, Top Dressing, Compost/Animal Manure)
  • Number of Holders Reporting Pest Damage and the Number Apply Control:  Pesticides, Fungicides, Herbicides, Insecticides
  • Number of Holders Keeping Cattle on Behalf of Someone Else
  • Number of Holders by Title to Grazing Land
  • Number of Holders Which Vaccinate Cattle by: Type of Disease, Source of Vaccine
  • Number of Holders by:  Type of Tick Control Method and Frequency, Who Dip Cattle by Owner of Dip Tank, Method of Grazing
  • Number of Permanent Agricultural Employees by:  Sex, Agricultural Activity
  • Number of Holders Employing Wage/Piece-rated Workers
  • Number of Households with a Member Who Has Attended a Course at Farmers' Training Centre or Any Other Institution
  • Number of Holders Who Listen to Radio Programmes
  • Number of Holders by: Frequency of Agricultural Extension Workers Visits, Frequency of Veterinary Extension Workers Visits
  • Sampling Errors

Crops: Maize, Sorghum, Rice, Millet, Wheat, Groundnuts, Soyabeans, Sunflower, Mixed Beans, Cassava, Irish Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Virginia Tobacco, Burley Tobacco, Seed Cotton, Sugar Cane, Oranges, Tangerines, Grape Fruits, Bananas, Vegetables, Green Maize, Cabbage, Rape, Spinach, Tomatoes, Onions, Okra, Egg Plant, Pumpkins, Chillies, Chomolia, Mataca (Melon), Water Melon, Potatoes/Pumpkins and Cassava Leaves, Cauli Flower, Carrots, Lettuce, Vegies, Cow Peas, Green Beans, Wild Spinach, Round Nuts

Livestock: Cattle, Pigs, Goats, Sheep, Rabbits, Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys, Guinea Fowl

Regions: Zambia, Central Zambia, Kabwe Rural, Mkushi, Mumbwa, Serenje, Copperbelt, Chililabombwe, Chingola, Kalulushi, Kitwe, Luanshya, Mufulira, Ndola Rural, Eastern Zambia, Chadiza, Chama, Chipata, Katete, Lundazi, Petauke, Luapula, Kawambwa, Mansa, Mwense, Nchelenge, Samfya, Lusaka, Luangwa, Lusaka Rural, Northern Zambia, Chilubi, Chinsali, Isoka, Kaputa, Kasama, Luwingu, Mbala, Mpika, Mporokoso, North-Western Zambia, Mufumbwe, Kabompo, Kasempa, Mwinilunga, Solwezi, Zambezi, Southern Zambia, Choma, Gwembe, Kalomo, Livingstone, Mazabuka, Monze, Namwala, Siavonga, Sinazongwe, Western Zambia, Kalabo, Kaoma, Lukulu, Mongu, Senanga, SeshekeZa