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24 October 2013

Irish CSO Reports: Regional Accounts for Agriculture 2012Irish CSO Reports: Regional Accounts for Agriculture 2012

Net subsidies accounted for 73.1% of agricultural income in 2012.
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Net Subsidies accounted for 73.1% of Agricultural income

In 2012, net subsidies accounted for 73.1% of agricultural income (operating surplus) at state level. In the Border, Midland and Western region, net subsidies accounted for 94.9% of agricultural income, while in the Southern and Eastern region net subsidies accounted for 61.5% of agricultural income. See above table, graph and Table 3.

An analysis of agriculture in the regions in the year 2012 shows that (see Table 1):

  • Over 61% of national cattle output was produced in the Southern and Eastern region.
  • More than 80% of milk output came from the Southern and Eastern region.
  • Almost 80% of national cereal output came from the Southern and Eastern region.
  • Just under 55% of national sheep and close to 48% of national pig output came from the Border, Midland and Western region.

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