Household land particulars (0.00 acres)
7. _____ Owned
8. _____ Leased in
9. _____ Neither owned nor leased in
10. _____ Leased out
11. _____ Total possessed (7+8+9-10)
5.3.10 Item 7-11 : Household land particulars :
The area of land (in 0.00 acres) 'owned', 'leased in' in 'neither owned nor leased in' and 'leased out' by the household as on the date of survey will be ascertained and recorded against the items 7,8,9 and 10 respectively. The total land area possessed by the household will be worked out as items 7+8+9-10 and recorded the against item 11 in 2 places of decimal. A piece of land is considered to be owned by the household if permanent heritable possession with or without the right to transfer the title is vested in a member or the members of the household. Land held in owner like possession say, under perpetual lease, hereditary tenure, long term leases for 30 years or more etc. will also be considered as land owned. For a piece of land under the possession of the household, if the household lacks title of ownership and also it does not have any lease agreement for the use of land transacted either verbally or in writing, such land will be considered as neither owned nor leased in. In collecting information regarding 'land possessed', the actual position as obtained on the date of survey will be considered.
This variable indicates the area of the land that the household owned in acres.