Key indicators of land and livestock holdings in India (January - December 2013)

The surveys on Land & Livestock Holdings of the National Sample Survey(NSS) are the primary source of data on various types of land, classified by kind and duration of possession by the households, pattem of land use in terms of cropping or iivestock farming etc. that provide a holistic view of the nature of livelihood of the rural population. Pattern of use of land and livestock holdings is a basic requirement to understand the extent of economic activity pursued on land and livestock holdings of the Indian households. National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) conducted a nation-wide survey on Land and Livestock Holdings as a part of its 70th round (January - December 2013) survey in rural sector.