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Compare Your Dairy Farm vs other European Dairy Farms

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Portugal: 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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PORTUGAL - Summary 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Milk delivered (‘000 Tons) 1.777 1.863 1.928 1.843 1.851 1.864
% change from previous year +4,9% +3,5% -4,4% +0,4% +0,7%
Average farmgate milk price (€ / 100 Kg) 33,47 34,88 29,70 28,04 29,62 30,73
% change from previous year +4,2% -14,8% -5,6% +5,7% +3,7%
Milk produced (‘000 Tonnes) 2.099 2.160 2.283 2.219 2.263
% change from previous year +2,9% +5,7% -2,8% +2,0%
Nr. of dairy cows ('000) 238 237 247 240 244
% change from previous year -0,4% +4,1% -2,7% +1,5%
Estimated average production (quintals per cow) 88,1 91,1 92,5 92,3 92,8
% change from previous year +3,4% +1,5% -0,1% +0,5%
Nr. of dairy farms 7.730 8.080
% change from previous census +4,5%
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: 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.





PORTUGAL - 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
Middle Norte Alentejo Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Algarve
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
0 0 0 343 0
5 3 0 1 0
7 6 0 0 0
9 14 0 0 0
28 35 20 82 2
57 58 38 36 8
57 60 31 0 3
70 86 96 0 0
96 174 192 274 13
AVERAGE ± su 2013
2016 2016
379 0,0%
3 -20,9%
7 -14,8%
15 -10,7%
30 -9,5%
48 +1,4%
55 -4,1%
80 +0,2%
166 -6,6%
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 Portogallo

PORTUGAL - 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
Middle Norte Alentejo Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Algarve
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
0 0 0 20 0
240 220 0 30 0
250 690 0 0 0
100 1.030 0 0 0
250 1.090 40 10 30
100 410 10 10 10
120 240 20 0 10
60 70 50 0 0
30 20 140 10 10
1.150 3.770 260 80 60
TOTAL ± su 2013
2016 2016
20 0,0%
670 -5,6%
1.180 +3,5%
1.560 +4,7%
2.130 +9,2%
1.000 -4,8%
770 -6,1%
490 +28,9%
260 +36,8%
8.080 +4,5%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)
PORTOGALLO - 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
Middle Norte Alentejo Área Metropolitana de Lisboa Algarve
2016 2016 2016 2016 2016
0 130 520 6.860 0
1.160 670 0 30 0
1.860 3.990 370 10 0
910 14.350 1.070 700 0
7.050 37.680 790 820 70
5.720 23.850 380 360 80
6.880 14.410 610 330 30
4.210 6.000 4.800 1.210 120
2.880 3.470 26.850 2.740 130
30.670 104.550 35.390 13.060 430
TOTAL ± su 2013
2016 2016
7.570 0,0%
2.320 -25,4%
8.050 -11,8%
22.650 -6,5%
63.950 -1,1%
48.390 -3,5%
42.260 -10,0%
39.290 +29,2%
43.130 +27,9%
277.610 +5,8%
Source: Eurostat (dataset: ef_olsaareg until 2013, ef_lsk_bovine from 2016)