The CSO today published the final results of the Census of Agriculture 2010 which was conducted in June 2010. These results give a comprehensive overview of agricultural activity in Ireland in 2010
The purpose of the Census was to collect detailed information on the structure of agricultural holdings in Ireland. Topics covered include number of farms, area farmed, area under each crop, numbers of livestock and details of the farm workforce.
The key results show
|Number of Farm Holdings||
|Utilised Agricultural Area (hectares)||4,568,938|
|Average size of holding (hectares)||32.7|
The CSO today launched a selection of Census of Agriculture 2010 data on AGRIMAP, an interactive mapping tool providing data at detailed geographical levels such as electoral district (ED), rural district (RD), county and province.
There are five tables of data available for each layer of geography covering 3,003 electoral districts, 156 rural districts, 27 counties and 4 provinces depending on the preferred option of the user.
The tables currently available are
These can be viewed at:
The CSO plans to add additional data for Census of Agriculture (COA) 2010, as well as COA data for 2000 and 1991, to this resource in early 2013.
Central Statistics Office, Information Section, Skehard Road, Cork. Tel: 021-4535011
Price: €10 (Copies can also be downloaded free of charge from the CSO website-see link below)
Fiona O'Callaghan on 021 453 5705, Hilda McCarthy on 021 453 5084
Central Statistics Office 07 December 2012
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