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Compare Your Dairy Farm vs other European Dairy Farms

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Southern Italy and Islands: 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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SOUTHERN ITALY AND ISLANDS - Summary 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Average farmgate milk price (€ / 100 Kg) 38,78 39,72 34,69 32,01 37,01 35,85
% change from previous year +2,4% -12,7% -7,7% +15,6% -3,1%
Milk produced (‘000 Tonnes) 1.316 1.295 1.245 1.307 1.360
% change from previous year -1,6% -3,8% +5,0% +4,0%
Nr. of dairy cows ('000) 598 658 648 661 691
% change from previous year +10,1% -1,5% +2,0% +4,5%
Estimated average production (quintals per cow) 22,0 19,7 19,2 19,8 19,7
% change from previous year -10,6% -2,3% +2,9% -0,4%
Nr. of dairy farms 10.760 19.180
% change from previous census +78,3%
Source:
Milk delivered:
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: Elaborazione CLAL) 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.





SOUTHERN ITALY AND ISLANDS - 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
Campania Sicilia Puglia Sardegna Basilicata Calabria Abruzzo Molise
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
0 0 0 0 0 37 0 0
14 15 0 0 0 4 0 0
18 6 12 8 8 7 15 0
53 15 7 0 13 12 4 4
57 13 28 8 25 14 17 9
76 23 29 22 37 14 30 9
62 26 32 26 32 15 27 24
152 28 48 16 61 31 23 21
208 40 74 50 130 56 78 127
AVERAGE ± su 2013
2016 2016
232 +475,9%
10 +40,7%
11 -39,9%
23 -0,5%
28 -8,0%
35 -4,6%
31 -45,1%
40 -32,9%
70 -27,9%
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 Italia del Sud e isole

SOUTHERN ITALY AND ISLANDS - 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
Campania Sicilia Puglia Sardegna Basilicata Calabria Abruzzo Molise
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0
210 50 0 0 0 200 0 0
700 80 760 60 140 820 10 0
910 380 330 0 260 540 320 160
1.150 720 450 390 140 520 300 240
510 500 440 280 200 200 20 220
450 720 470 580 170 380 170 220
230 670 300 740 100 190 100 120
60 370 130 360 130 150 90 50
4.220 3.490 2.880 2.410 1.140 3.020 1.010 1.010
TOTAL ± su 2013
2016 2016
20 -71,4%
460 +35,3%
2.570 +209,6%
2.900 +34,3%
3.910 +40,1%
2.370 +41,9%
3.160 +127,3%
2.450 +129,0%
1.340 +204,5%
19.180 +78,3%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)
ITALIA DEL SUD E ISOLE - 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
Campania Sicilia Puglia Sardegna Basilicata Calabria Abruzzo Molise
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
3.910 0 0 0 0 730 0 0
2.920 750 0 0 0 840 0 0
12.860 500 8.850 470 1.090 5.630 150 0
47.780 5.830 2.220 0 3.440 6.520 1.300 660
65.210 9.110 12.520 3.090 3.480 7.140 5.120 2.130
38.910 11.280 12.750 6.130 7.440 2.710 600 2.030
28.120 18.630 14.930 14.840 5.400 5.820 4.650 5.210
34.920 18.800 14.320 11.850 6.130 5.950 2.330 2.510
12.470 14.880 9.590 17.970 16.950 8.430 7.040 6.340
247.100 79.780 75.180 54.350 43.930 43.770 21.190 18.880
TOTAL ± su 2013
2016 2016
4.640 +64,5%
4.510 +90,3%
29.550 +86,1%
67.750 +33,6%
107.800 +29,0%
81.850 +35,4%
97.600 +24,9%
96.810 +53,6%
93.670 +119,5%
584.180 +46,2%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)