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Table 2 Sample size and number of survey responses obtained from farmers also divided by type of production

From: Delivering too much, too little or off target—possible consequences of differences in perceptions on agricultural advisory services

Production Finite population, N Finite population, % Sample, N Sample, % Responses, N Blank or incomplete, N Complete, N Complete, % Response rate, %
Farmers 14,352   2008   727 142 586   29
Arable 4343 30 601 30 253 51 202 35 34
Beef 5350 37 700 35 244 46 198 34 28
Dairy 3264 23 405 20 133 28 105 18 26
Pigs 617 4 102 5 37 1 36 6 35
Poultry 217 2 100 5 33 9 24 4 24
Sheep 561 4 100 5 27 6 21 4 21