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ISCO 08 Code 6310      Subsistence crop farmers

Lead Statement
Subsistence crop farmers grow and harvest field or tree and shrub crops, and grow vegetables and fruit, in order to provide food, shelter and a minimum of cash income for themselves and their households.

Task statement
Tasks include:

  • preparing the soil, sowing, planting, tending and harvesting field crops;
  • growing vegetables, fruit and other tree and shrub crops;
  • fetching water and gathering firewood;
  • storing for later use and carrying out some processing of produce;
  • building and maintaining houses and other shelters;
  • making tools, clothes and utensils for use by the household;
  • selling some products at local markets.

Included occupations

Excluded occupations
Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Farm labourer - 9211
  • Fishery labourer - 9213

Workers in a subsistence setting whose main tasks are fetching water and gathering firewood, are classified in unit group 9624, Water and firewood collectors. Workers in subsistence agriculture who perform a limited range of simple and routine tasks, usually under the direction of others, are classified in the relevant unit group in sub-major group 92, Agricultural, forestry and fishery labourers.

(NCvB; April 2010)