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Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Agriculture Industry

Matt Carthy (Cavan-Monaghan, Sinn Fein)
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695. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the total area used for agriculture here by sector and county, in tabular form. [19216/20]

Photo of Dara CallearyDara Calleary (Mayo, Fianna Fail)
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Statistics on area farmed and livestock numbers are compiled by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on a regional rather than a county basis in most cases. The table details, in respect of 2019 shows:

- area farmed (Utililsable Agricultural Area) in June by region and by type of land use

- number of cattle in June by region and by county

- number of sheep, pigs, poultry etc by region

Number of Livestock in June (000 Head) by Region, Year and Type of

2019 Total sheep Total pigs Total poultry Total horses and ponies Total mules, jennets and asses Total goats Total farmed deer
State 5,146 1,616 .. 82 9.8 8.7 ..
Northern and Western 2,468 475 .. 24.2 5.3 3 ..
Border 1,039 435 .. 5.7 2.2 1.5 ..
West 1,429 40 .. 18.5 3.2 1.5 ..
Southern 1,476 731 .. 33.9 3.5 3.6 ..
Mid-West 227 200 .. 11.1 1.9 1.8 ..
South-East 549 240 .. 12.8 0.4 0.7 ..
South-West 700 291 .. 10.1 1.1 1.1 ..
Eastern and Midland 1,202 410 .. 23.9 1 2 ..
Dublin and Mid-East 905 117 .. 16.8 0.4 1.2 ..
Midland 296 293 .. 7 0.6 0.9 ..

.. indicates that the observation is missing or fall under the limit of discretion/uncertainty.

Further details are available on the CSO website.

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