Presentation on theme: "Eurostat Statistical Information on Young European Farmers European Council of Young Farmers Enhancing Youth Employment in Agriculture for a More Sustainable."— Presentation transcript:
Eurostat Statistical Information on Young European Farmers European Council of Young Farmers Enhancing Youth Employment in Agriculture for a More Sustainable Europe E1 – Agriculture and Fisheries Carla Martins Brussels, 27 February 2013
How can agricultural statistics help young farmers? 2 1.What is available on agricultural statistics? 2. What is available in Farm Structure Survey? 3. Resources on agricultural statistics. 4. How can young farmers help out agricultural statistics?
Agricultural Statistics 3 What data is available? 1 Farm Structure Survey Agricultural prices and price indices Orchards survey/Vineyard survey Agricultural products Organic farming (administrative records) Economic Accounts for Agriculture Agri environment data
27 April What data is available? 1 Income by agricultural activity output, input, subsidies and taxes Example: Unit values at basic prices /tonne, 2011 (table aact_uv01) ECONOMIC ACCOUNTS FOR AGRICULTURE
27 April What data is available? 1 Example: Land prices and rents of arable land- annual data /ha, 2009 (table apri_ap_aland) AGRICULTURE PRICES AND PRICE INDEX
27 April What data is available? 1 Example: Crops products, Cereals (including rice), 2011 (table apro_cpp_crop) AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION
27 April What data is available? 1 Example: Total by species since 1977 (area in ha), All varieties of apples, ha, 2007 (table orch_total) STRUCTURE OF ORCHARDS AND VINEYARDS
27 April What data is available in: Farm Structure Survey? 2 1 record per farm. Latest data 2010 Agricultural census Each decade a census and 2 or 3 Intermediate sample surveys More than 200 variables ! FARM STRUCTURE SURVEY
27 April What data is available in Farm Structure Survey? 2 HOLDER Age, Gender, Training Other gainful activities LABOUR FORCE Age, gender, Family, non family Regular/ temporary CROPS Cereals Fruit Vegetables Permanent crops Grassland LIVESTOCK Cattle Pigs Sheep Goats Poultry OTHER GAINFUL ACTIVITIES Tourism Processing of products … ORGANIC FARMING Certified In conversion By crop/animal MACHINERY Tractors Harvestors FARM STRUCTURE SURVEY
FROM FSS - % of farms with Other Gainful Activities, by country, EU 27, 2010 EU 27+HR,
FROM FSS - Percentage of farms by type of farm, EU 27+HR,
FROM FSS - % of female farmers (within the young farmers) TOP 12 EU regions 12 2
FROM FSS - % of farmers under 25 years of age (within the young farmers) TOP 12 EU regions 13 2
27 April Resources Legislation (see 6.1. Legal acts and other agreements) Historical Results (Surveys from 1966/67 to 1997) Census 2010 Results (FSS 2009/2010) Livestock Units List of characteristics (until 2007 FSS) List of characteristics (2010 FSS and after) Procedures for accessing microdata for research purposes (final report release of FSS microdata – July 2011) More detailed information
15 Current legislation covers the Surveys until New legal act needed for the survey from 2020 onwards. Preliminary work has started for the new system Objectives: Reduce the burden on farmers and on the National Statistical Institutes. More flexibility Use of administrative data Adapt to new agricultural realities. How can young farmers help out agricultural statistics? 4
16 How can young farmers help out agricultural statistics? 4 Farm unions, and associations are key players. In many countries they are working together with the statistical offices for collecting the information on farms Farm unions can have influence on the better use of administrative data COPA COGECA is participating in the Permanent Committee of Agricultural Statistics SEMINAR (once a year in Luxembourg - EUROSTAT) We are glad to receive any input from CEJA on the future of the agricultural statistics.
27 April For further information: Thank you!
References: Pictures: "Young framers" "10 in vase" IFOAM - "Table and laptop in the field" "Land for sale" forclosures.html "Harvest" "Farm cartoon" "Rural tourism" Sant_Joan_de_Labritja_Ibiza_Balearic_Islands.html "Cows" "Cereals" "Young women farmer" "Little girl" 18