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Table 3 Household (HH) characteristics of 170 date palm growers in four provinces (Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, and Baluchistan) of Pakistan, interviewed during 2012–2013

From: Socio-economic characterisation of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) growers and date value chains in Pakistan

Variable Frequency (n) Percentage
Marital status
Single 11 6
Married 125 74
Widowed 29 17
Divorced 5 3
Education
Illiterate 68 40
Primary 29 17
Secondary 40 24
Intermediate 10 6
Bachelor 14 8
Master 9 5
Average age of HH head (years)
≤30 8 5
31–55 105 62
>55 57 33
Type of date palm grower
Small scale 121 71
Medium scale 30 18
Large scale 19 11