Table 3. Socioeconomic characteristics, land tenure, and household composition of farms from the four village communities in 2000 (GNSS).

         
Farm characteristics Anoghia Gergeri Paranymfi Sternes
Number of farms 615 659 68 111
UAA (ha) 8739.35 3483.7 1432.3 562.77
Commercial status of the holding Declared under the name of the stock breeders (%) 100 100 100 100
Companies (%) 0 0 0 0
Mainly market oriented 72.0 82.0 100.0 97.0
Land tenure UAA in ownership (%) 83.3 58.7 100.0 99.8
UAA rented (%) 16.2 39.7 0.0 0.2
UAA owned jointly (%) 0.1 1.0 0.0 0.0
Other land tenure (%) 0.5 0.6 0.0 0.0
Farm manager’s education level Practical learning 608 609 67 94
Basic agricultural instruction 7 50 1 17
Complete agricultural instruction 0 0 0 0
Farms holding accountancy records (%) 0 8 3 0
Total farm household members 1137 1098 107 221
Household members working on farm 522 430 39 110
Spouse 258 392 37 74
Unmarried children 224 34 2 31
Married children 0 3 0 5
Parents 14 0 0 0
Grandchildren 26 0 0 0
Non-family workforce 0 0 0 0