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Compare Your Dairy Farm vs other European Dairy Farms

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Bulgaria: Dairy Farm Structure

This page summarizes the structure of Dairy Farms, with particular reference to the number of dairy cows, the number of farms, the average size of available farmland and other relevant information.

Data is available on all the regions of individual EU countries; by filling out the form in the yellow box it is possible to compare one’s own Dairy Farm with other European Dairy Farms.

Compare Your Dairy Farm vs other European Dairy Farms

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total milk production in one year in quintals
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Utilised Agricultural Area in hectares
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Current farmgate milk prices in €/100kg
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BULGARIA - Summary 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Milk delivered (‘000 Tons) 495 510 505 530 593 649
% change from previous year +3,0% -0,8% +4,9% +11,8% +9,5%
Average farmgate milk price (€ / 100 Kg) 33,92 34,59 28,41 27,05 30,41 29,94
% change from previous year +2,0% -17,9% -4,8% +12,4% -1,5%
Milk produced (‘000 Tonnes) 1.149 1.103 1.028 1.019 968
% change from previous year -4,0% -6,8% -0,9% -5,0%
Nr. of dairy cows ('000) 313 302 283 279 261
% change from previous year -3,7% -6,2% -1,4% -6,5%
Estimated average production (quintals per cow) 36,7 36,6 36,3 36,5 37,1
% change from previous year -0,3% -0,6% +0,6% +1,6%
Nr. of dairy farms 61.510 39.860
% change from previous census -35,2%
Source:
Milk delivered: Eurostat
Nr. of dairy cows: Eurostat (dataset: agr_r_animal)
Milk produced: Eurostat (dataset: agr_r_milkpr)
Nr. of dairy farms: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)

The average farmgate milk price is obtained by weighing the average farmgate milk price (source: UE - DG Agri) against the quantities of milk delivered (source: Eurostat).
The average production per cow is obtained by dividing the tonnes of milk produced by the number of dairy cows.





BULGARIA - Average number of dairy cows per Dairy Farm
Size
(ha)
Year
0
< 2
2 - 4,9
5 - 9,9
10 - 19,9
20 - 29,9
30 - 49,9
50 - 99,9
> 100
Yuzhen tsentralen Yugoiztochen Severoiztochen Severozapaden Severen tsentralen Yugozapaden
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
9 8 4 9 8 5
2 3 3 3 3 1
5 8 5 5 7 3
16 19 10 12 9 10
25 22 15 21 15 13
28 32 22 31 22 18
39 43 39 26 28 27
45 58 48 47 43 28
142 110 137 86 99 59
AVERAGE ± su 2013
2016 2016
7 -16,7%
2 +3,7%
5 +40,8%
13 +67,8%
19 +33,6%
26 +39,8%
34 +33,5%
45 +34,5%
109 +22,6%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)

The agricultural areas depicted in the graph represent at least 70% of the milk produced in the in Bulgaria

BULGARIA - Number of dairy farms
Size
(ha)
Year
0
< 2
2 - 4,9
5 - 9,9
10 - 19,9
20 - 29,9
30 - 49,9
50 - 99,9
> 100
All
Yuzhen tsentralen Yugoiztochen Severoiztochen Severozapaden Severen tsentralen Yugozapaden
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
1.010 480 900 960 720 190
15.310 1.700 1.940 1.270 1.620 5.240
1.330 240 520 300 300 730
450 130 220 180 190 200
250 160 230 210 180 110
180 110 80 90 140 80
110 130 90 140 140 60
100 100 80 80 100 100
120 150 110 100 130 70
18.860 3.200 4.170 3.330 3.520 6.780
TOTAL ± su 2013
2016 2016
4.260 +90,2%
27.080 -36,3%
3.420 -60,6%
1.370 -53,1%
1.140 -44,1%
680 -19,0%
670 -23,9%
560 -20,0%
680 -4,2%
39.860 -35,2%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)
BULGARIA - Number of cows
Size
(ha)
Year
0
< 2
2 - 4,9
5 - 9,9
10 - 19,9
20 - 29,9
30 - 49,9
50 - 99,9
> 100
All
Yuzhen tsentralen Yugoiztochen Severoiztochen Severozapaden Severen tsentralen Yugozapaden
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
8.940 3.960 3.330 8.660 5.440 1.010
30.790 5.330 6.010 3.920 4.230 7.070
7.290 1.820 2.810 1.540 2.020 2.520
7.060 2.460 2.270 2.130 1.790 1.960
6.230 3.490 3.430 4.350 2.690 1.460
5.030 3.520 1.770 2.770 3.030 1.460
4.330 5.590 3.540 3.580 3.860 1.600
4.510 5.770 3.850 3.770 4.340 2.790
17.060 16.550 15.100 8.550 12.860 4.160
91.240 48.490 42.110 39.270 40.260 24.030
TOTAL ± su 2013
2016 2016
31.340 +58,4%
57.350 -33,9%
18.000 -44,5%
17.670 -21,3%
21.650 -25,3%
17.580 +13,2%
22.500 +1,6%
25.030 +7,6%
74.280 +17,4%
285.400 -9,3%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)