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Compare Your Dairy Farm vs other European Dairy Farms

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Eastern Europe: 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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Utilised Agricultural Area in hectares
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EASTERN EUROPE - Summary 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Milk delivered (‘000 Tons) 16.889 17.869 18.259 18.841 19.674 20.114
% change from previous year +5,8% +2,2% +3,2% +4,4% +2,2%
Average farmgate milk price (€ / 100 Kg) 31,50 32,66 27,66 25,50 31,69 31,65
% change from previous year +3,7% -15,3% -7,8% +24,3% -0,1%
Milk produced (‘000 Tonnes) 11.962 25.257 25.469 25.406 25.714
% change from previous year +111,2% +0,8% -0,2% +1,2%
Nr. of dairy cows ('000) 2.530 4.776 4.631 4.600 4.577
% change from previous year +88,8% -3,0% -0,7% -0,5%
Estimated average production (quintals per cow) 47,3 52,9 55,0 55,2 56,2
% change from previous year +11,9% +4,0% +0,4% +1,7%
Nr. of dairy farms 1.016.900 799.320
% change from previous census -21,4%
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, for each dell'EST Europa, the average farmgate milk price (source: MMO) 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.





EASTERN EUROPE - 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
Poland Romania Czech Republic Bulgaria Hungary Slovakia Croatia Slovenia
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
23 4 55 7 4 2 104 0
1 2 2 2 4 1 2 2
2 2 1 5 5 2 2 3
4 3 2 13 5 2 4 5
8 5 4 19 7 3 6 13
15 8 7 26 10 4 10 21
23 11 15 34 12 7 15 32
35 16 25 46 21 9 18 48
111 66 292 109 229 219 102 139
AVERAGE ± su 2013
2016 2016
6 +18,8%
2 +17,1%
2 +11,1%
3 +12,9%
8 +14,0%
14 +10,2%
21 +9,0%
30 +9,1%
160 +8,1%
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 nell'EST Europa

EASTERN EUROPE - 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
Poland Romania Czech Republic Bulgaria Hungary Slovakia Croatia Slovenia
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
120 5.270 10 4.270 740 610 40 0
10.840 189.420 20 27.080 1.080 620 1.280 580
45.770 170.730 70 3.420 940 910 5.570 1.860
64.560 75.140 420 1.370 1.260 630 5.120 2.510
70.050 22.860 340 1.140 1.150 430 3.140 2.750
26.280 4.230 250 670 650 140 1.040 1.010
17.060 2.500 240 670 540 150 680 610
6.950 1.590 300 550 510 110 1.530 220
1.940 1.030 1.210 680 860 540 420 40
243.570 472.770 2.860 39.850 7.730 4.140 18.820 9.580
TOTAL ± su 2013
2016 2016
11.060 +14,4%
230.920 -23,6%
229.270 -25,0%
151.010 -19,6%
101.860 -18,8%
34.270 -16,1%
22.450 -14,6%
11.760 +0,2%
6.720 -2,6%
799.320 -21,4%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)
EST EUROPA - 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
Poland Romania Czech Republic Bulgaria Hungary Slovakia Croatia Slovenia
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
2.710 19.130 550 31.330 3.170 1.440 4.140 0
15.310 321.210 30 57.350 3.780 770 2.200 910
85.580 327.580 100 17.980 4.770 1.700 11.510 4.740
232.370 211.960 830 17.660 6.700 1.470 18.710 13.350
595.000 105.070 1.200 21.640 7.920 1.250 19.650 34.850
405.070 32.800 1.820 17.590 6.380 550 10.620 21.680
386.110 26.320 3.520 22.490 6.450 1.050 10.360 19.540
245.490 25.400 7.410 25.030 10.740 990 28.080 10.500
215.850 68.430 353.650 74.270 196.560 118.460 43.020 5.540
2.183.490 1.137.900 369.110 285.340 246.470 127.680 148.290 111.110
TOTAL ± su 2013
2016 2016
62.470 +35,9%
401.560 -10,6%
453.960 -16,7%
503.050 -9,2%
786.580 -7,5%
496.510 -7,6%
475.840 -7,0%
353.640 +9,2%
1.075.780 +5,3%
4.609.390 -4,7%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)