6310-Subsistence crop farmers

Job Title: 

Subsistence crop farmers

Job Description: 

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


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
  • (c) 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.
Specific Occupations: 

Farmer, subsistence farming

Farm worker, skilled (subsistence farming)

Farmer( corn/ field: crop / grain/ groundnut/ maize/ mixed crop/ rice/ wheat) (subsistence farming)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2305