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Compare Your Dairy Farm vs other European Dairy Farms

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France: 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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FRANCE - Summary 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Milk delivered (‘000 Tons) 23.989 25.309 25.375 24.453 24.630 24.543 24.518
% change from previous year +5,5% +0,3% -3,6% +0,7% -0,4% -0,1%
Average farmgate milk price (€ / 100 Kg) 35,23 36,43 30,91 30,15 34,36 34,60 35,91
% change from previous year +3,4% -15,1% -2,5% +14,0% +0,7% +3,8%
Milk produced (‘000 Tonnes) 22.610 23.773 23.839 23.207 23.131 23.107
% change from previous year +5,1% +0,3% -2,7% -0,3% -0,1%
Nr. of dairy cows ('000) 3.446 3.443 3.407 3.385 3.350 3.305
% change from previous year -0,1% -1,0% -0,6% -1,0% -1,3%
Estimated average production (quintals per cow) 65,6 69,0 70,0 68,6 69,1 69,9
% change from previous year +5,2% +1,3% -2,0% +0,7% +1,2%
Nr. of dairy farms 92.390 64.420
% change from previous census -30,3%
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: FranceAgriMer) 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.





FRANCE - 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
Bretagne Pays de la Loire Basse-Normandie Rhone-Alpes Auvergne Lorraine Franche-Comté Midi-Pyrénées Haute-Normandie Picardie Alsace Aquitaine Champagne-Ardenne Poitou-Charentes Bourgogne Limousin Languedoc-Roussillon Île de France Provence-Alpes-Côte d Azur La Réunion Guyane Martinique Corse
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
91 59 49 0 0 108 0 46 86 124 97 15 118 0 99 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 54 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
2 0 10 0 0 0 5 7 37 0 9 2 83 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 3 0
4 4 2 4 3 0 0 4 3 4 0 5 0 0 2 3 0 0 9 45 0 2 0
9 5 19 8 10 0 11 6 0 15 4 11 0 0 0 6 9 0 3 41 0 11 0
15 29 25 18 18 12 12 26 23 35 9 19 0 0 3 0 0 16 9 36 0 0 0
38 40 36 27 26 22 26 26 53 49 30 27 19 24 16 18 14 0 18 52 0 0 0
57 54 58 41 40 39 41 42 52 50 48 45 42 38 45 35 26 32 21 0 9 0 0
93 82 94 69 62 73 70 62 79 78 79 77 73 76 72 42 44 77 33 0 0 0 0
AVERAGE ± su 2013
2016 2016
84 +2,9%
9 +261,3%
13 +331,0%
4 -8,5%
10 +80,0%
20 +83,6%
32 +32,7%
50 +30,8%
78 +31,0%
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 Francia

FRANCE - 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
Bretagne Pays de la Loire Basse-Normandie Rhone-Alpes Auvergne Lorraine Franche-Comté Midi-Pyrénées Haute-Normandie Picardie Alsace Aquitaine Champagne-Ardenne Poitou-Charentes Bourgogne Limousin Languedoc-Roussillon Île de France Provence-Alpes-Côte d Azur La Réunion Guyane Martinique Corse
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
100 40 70 0 0 20 0 10 80 50 10 10 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
10 0 70 0 0 0 40 70 40 0 20 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 10 10 0
50 50 50 180 30 0 0 70 60 30 0 110 0 0 90 30 0 0 10 10 0 10 0
110 80 160 350 100 0 20 280 0 60 40 120 0 0 0 10 20 0 10 30 0 10 0
440 100 60 360 60 30 40 80 20 20 50 220 0 0 20 0 0 30 10 10 0 0 0
1.920 770 460 1.180 850 70 180 570 30 80 80 310 10 70 10 60 60 0 30 20 0 0 0
6.470 3.480 2.380 2.190 2.440 450 1.600 1.170 580 620 410 590 190 380 190 260 200 10 100 0 10 0 0
3.240 3.970 3.010 1.810 1.770 2.260 1.980 660 1.130 1.100 350 400 1.220 780 630 240 240 60 70 0 0 0 0
12.380 8.490 6.260 6.070 5.260 2.830 3.860 2.910 1.940 1.960 970 1.790 1.460 1.240 950 600 520 100 280 70 20 30 0
TOTAL ± su 2013
2016 2016
410 -25,5%
80 -82,6%
460 -72,8%
780 -54,7%
1.480 -49,1%
1.670 -63,9%
7.260 -37,7%
25.530 -28,3%
26.750 -19,4%
64.420 -30,3%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)
FRANCIA - 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
Bretagne Pays de la Loire Basse-Normandie Rhone-Alpes Auvergne Lorraine Franche-Comté Midi-Pyrénées Haute-Normandie Picardie Alsace Aquitaine Champagne-Ardenne Poitou-Charentes Bourgogne Limousin Languedoc-Roussillon Île de France Provence-Alpes-Côte d Azur La Réunion Guyane Martinique Corse
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
9.120 2.350 3.430 0 10 2.150 0 460 6.900 6.220 970 150 1.180 0 990 0 0 310 0 0 0 0 0
40 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0 540 0 0 0 0 70 10 0 10 0
20 0 710 0 0 0 190 510 1.480 0 180 70 2.480 0 0 0 0 0 140 40 20 30 0
210 190 100 710 80 0 0 280 170 120 20 540 0 0 180 80 0 0 90 450 0 20 0
1.000 370 3.110 2.820 1.010 0 220 1.740 0 870 150 1.320 0 10 60 60 180 10 30 1.230 40 110 0
6.680 2.930 1.480 6.340 1.060 370 480 2.040 460 700 470 4.260 0 0 60 0 0 490 90 360 0 0 0
73.180 31.000 16.530 31.910 21.810 1.520 4.600 14.860 1.580 3.930 2.380 8.490 190 1.710 160 1.090 860 80 530 1.030 0 70 0
369.420 188.160 138.450 89.820 97.750 17.540 64.890 48.790 30.110 31.260 19.670 26.790 7.890 14.560 8.500 9.210 5.140 320 2.060 190 90 0 0
302.930 325.120 284.200 124.910 109.700 165.410 138.110 40.750 88.930 85.710 27.770 30.800 89.180 59.480 45.530 10.150 10.660 4.630 2.340 10 320 0 20
762.600 550.120 448.010 256.510 231.440 186.990 208.490 109.430 129.630 128.810 51.630 72.420 100.920 76.300 55.480 20.590 16.840 5.840 5.350 3.320 470 240 20
TOTAL ± su 2013
2016 2016
34.240 -23,3%
710 -37,2%
5.960 +17,3%
3.250 -58,5%
15.040 -8,5%
33.230 -33,8%
235.690 -17,4%
1.264.780 -6,2%
2.085.510 +5,6%
3.678.410 -1,5%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)