Value of Agriculture

Cross Sectors
Value of Agriculture

The Value of Agriculture at County Level – IFA Estimate

Agriculture is Ireland’s largest indigenous sector, with over 300,000 people employed directly or indirectly in the agri-food industry. Agri-food exports reached a record high of nearly €10b in 2013, with continued growth of almost 11% in the first half of 2014. The county-by-county information below provides an analysis of the value of agriculture to each county.

Data Sources and Methodology

The Value of Agriculture-full report

The following information is provided for each county:

  • Farm Structure – Number of farms, farm size and stock on farm
  • Forestry – land area under private forestry
  • Farm Income and Direct Payments
  • Value of Output and Exports
  • Food and Drink processing jobs and other agri-industry employer
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