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Table 1 Socioeconomic characteristics of the sampled households

From: The role of dry land forests for climate change adaptation: the case of Liben Woreda, Southern Oromia, Ethiopia

Socioeconomic characteristics Descriptions
Gender Male 75.7% and female 24.3%
Age Mean 44 and range 22–74
Literacy level Illiterate 66.2%, primary 22%, and secondary 3%
Family size Mean 7 and range 2–13
Occupation Agropastoralist 87.8% and pastoralist 12.2%
Land holding size (ha) Mean 4 with max. of 15
Livestock (TLU) Mean 10.21 with max. of 57.6
Livestock composition (%) Camel (25.3), cattle (45.2), goat (15.3), sheep (7.4), and donkey (6.8)
Religions (%) Muslim (50), Wakefeta (28), Christianity (12.2), and others (9.8)