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 Agricultural holdings (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Agricultural holdings (No.) by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2001), Type of land use and Utilised agricultural area classes; Decennial
Regularity Decennial
Source Statistics Portugal, Agriculture census - historical series
First available period 1989
Last available period 2009
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2001)
  • Type of land use
  • Utilised agricultural area classes
Concepts
  • AGRICULTURAL HOLDING:  Technical-economic unit that uses common production factors such as labour, machinery, facilities, land, among others, fulfilling the following four conditions: 1) yield agricultural products or maintain, in good agricultural and environmental conditions, the lands that are no longer used for productive purposes; 2) reach or exceed a certain size (in area or number of animals); 3) be subject to a single management; 4) be located in a well-defined and identifiable area.
  • UTILISED AGRICULTURAL AREA:  The area of the holding, which includes: arable land (cleared and under cover of scrub and forests), kitchen garden, land under permanent crops and permanent pasture.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 23/05/2011


information presented in 28/6/2022