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Table 1 Main socioeconomic characteristics of households in Simbi and Kageyo

From: Assessing farmers’ interest in agroforestry in two contrasting agro-ecological zones of Rwanda

  Simbi (n = 65) Kageyo (n = 78)
Wealthier (n = 12) Moderate (n = 19) Poor (n = 34) Means Wealthier (n = 11) Moderate (n = 25) Poor (n = 42) Means
Family size 6.6 (0.8) 5.9 (1.1) 4.5 (1.8) 5.6 6.0 (2.3) 6.1 (1.8) 4.7 (2.0) 5.6
Education levela (% HH heads with basic education) 66 47 37 40 66 34 18 26
Cattle owned (number) 3.5 (1.3) 1.3 (0.9) 2.4 3.3 (1.0) 1.5 (1.0) 2.4
Livestock (number) 7.4 (3.7) 4.5(3.3) 1.2 (1.0) 4.3 5.6 (2.5) 3.6 (1.3) 2.2 (1.0) 4.1
Land size (ha) 1.9 (1.6) 0.5 (0.2) 0.3 (0.1) 0.8 3.2 (0.8) 0.5 (0.3) 0.30 (0.2) 1.3
Area under woodlot/forest (ha) 0.16 (0.05) 0.05 (0.03) 0.005 (0.001) 0.05 0.34 (0.2) 0.07 (0.05) 0.02 (0.0) 0.1
  1. Values in parentheses are standard deviation (SD)
  2. aHousehold with basic education refers to a household who has at least completed primary school; the overall mean was calculated over the total sampled households per location