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Gaeilge

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Date Last Updated: 03-10-2017

Survey Name:

Crops and Livestock Survey June Final Results

Survey purpose:

To compile data on land utilisation and livestock numbers at State and regional level

Legislative Basis National:

Not applicable

Legislative Basis European:

Regulation (EC) No 543/2009 concerning crop statistics

Regulation (EC) No 1165/2008 concerning livestock and meat statistics

Periodicity:

Annual

Statistical Population:

Farms with size greater than 1 Hectare (2.47 acres)

Sampling Frame:

A stand-alone register is used, which holds all identified specialised farms in the state. This register is updated from registers from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM)

Reference Area:

State, Region

Time Coverage:

1980 - 2017

Base Period:

Not Applicable

Sector Coverage:

Not Applicable

Survey Size:

10,000

Principal Variables:

Principal crops and principal livestock categories

Principal External Users:

Government, Eurostat, Agriculturalists, Researchers

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Business Statistics

Contact Person:

Cathal Doherty

Contact Person Function:

Statistician

Other Business Area Specialists:

Paul Deane

Contact email:

agri@cso.ie

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000