Compare Your Dairy Farm vs other European Dairy Farms

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Baltic and Nordic countries: 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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BALTIC AND NORDIC COUNTRIES - Summary 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Milk delivered (‘000 Tons) 12.488 12.495 12.758 12.944 13.371 13.571 13.573 13.604 13.624
% change from previous year +0,1% +2,1% +1,5% +3,3% +1,5% +0,0% +0,2% +0,1%
Average farmgate milk price (€ / 100 Kg) 32,40 36,17 34,89 38,66 38,02 30,33 29,15 35,88 34,51
% change from previous year +11,6% -3,5% +10,8% -1,7% -20,2% -3,9% +23,1% -3,8%
Milk produced (‘000 Tonnes) 13.267 13.267 13.530 10.756 14.008 14.140 14.118 14.079
% change from previous year +0,0% +2,0% -20,5% +30,2% +0,9% -0,2% -0,3%
Nr. of dairy cows ('000) 1.825 1.818 1.797 1.428 1.750 1.743 1.692 1.679
% change from previous year -0,4% -1,2% -20,5% +22,6% -0,4% -2,9% -0,8%
Estimated average production (quintals per cow) 72,7 73,0 75,3 75,3 80,1 81,1 83,4 83,9
% change from previous year +0,4% +3,2% +0,1% +6,3% +1,4% +2,8% +0,5%
Nr. of dairy farms 140.380 109.100
% change from previous census -22,3%
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)

The average farmgate milk price is obtained by weighing, for each deiPaesi Baltici e Nordici, 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.





BALTIC AND NORDIC COUNTRIES - 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
Denmark Lithuania Sweden Finland Latvia Estonia
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
243 1 45 6 1 27
0 1 0 0 1 1
0 1 0 4 1 2
0 2 14 6 2 2
68 3 17 10 3 4
46 5 22 15 5 4
41 9 28 22 8 7
87 16 45 35 16 14
199 66 108 67 67 154
AVERAGE ± su 2005
2013 2013
21 +32,2%
1 -0,1%
1 +3,9%
2 -7,9%
4 +1,4%
8 +0,6%
14 -7,5%
33 -8,8%
116 +34,9%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg)

The agricultural areas depicted in the graph represent at least 70% of the milk produced in the nei Paesi Baltici e Nordici

BALTIC AND NORDIC COUNTRIES - 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
Denmark Lithuania Sweden Finland Latvia Estonia
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
50 50 20 100 480 50
0 3.240 0 0 1.120 40
0 19.720 0 30 2.900 230
0 17.840 10 180 5.370 380
50 12.010 80 910 6.440 480
110 4.190 160 1.370 2.510 260
200 3.480 510 2.630 2.120 260
880 2.710 1.540 3.170 1.470 280
2.390 1.720 2.350 1.230 1.230 550
3.680 64.960 4.670 9.620 23.640 2.530
TOTAL ± su 2005
2013 2013
750 +158,6%
4.400 -57,0%
22.880 -68,5%
23.780 -67,2%
19.970 -60,7%
8.600 -51,2%
9.200 -43,6%
10.050 -31,1%
9.470 +15,5%
109.100 -58,5%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg)
PAESI BALTICI E NORDICI - 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
Denmark Lithuania Sweden Finland Latvia Estonia
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
12.150 60 890 570 560 1.330
0 4.230 0 0 1.540 40
0 28.830 0 130 3.790 570
0 36.110 140 1.040 8.580 700
3.390 37.440 1.360 9.310 17.000 2.030
5.020 22.480 3.580 21.100 11.790 1.030
8.230 31.200 14.360 57.310 17.440 1.760
76.130 44.330 69.770 111.430 22.910 3.950
476.670 113.470 253.920 82.220 82.960 84.630
581.590 318.150 344.020 283.110 166.570 96.040
TOTAL ± su 2005
2013 2013
15.560 +242,0%
5.810 -57,1%
33.320 -67,2%
46.570 -69,8%
70.530 -60,1%
65.000 -50,9%
130.300 -47,8%
328.520 -37,2%
1.093.870 +55,8%
1.789.480 -13,0%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg)