Number of Agricultural Holdings Still Shrinks

Published: October 10, 2011; 16:14 · (Vindobona)

Agricultural census 2010: Number of Austrian agricultural and forestry holdings decreased, trend towards larger holdings.

Number of Agricultural Holdings Still Shrinks / Picture: © Flickr

According to preliminary results of the agricultural census 2010, a total of 175 700 agricultural and forestry holdings exist in Austria. Compared to the last sample farm structure survey in 2007, the number of holdings has decreased by 6%, compared to the last agricultural census in 1999 it has decreased by 19% or 41 800 holdings.

In 1995, the year when Austria joined the EU,…

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