Romania has more than 15% of large farms reported on April 4 that according to the latest agricultural census, only 0.03% of the farms planted in Romania have an area of more than 1,000 hectares, with the total area accounting for 15.6% of the country’s agricultural use, most of which is located in Constanta province. The latest census data shows that there are about 2.8 million farms in Ro as of 2020, about 1 million less than the last census, and the fragmentation of agricultural land has improved somewhat. In terms of the number of farms, small farms still account for the absolute majority, with only 1% of farms over 50 hectares and only 0.03% of farms over 1,000 hectares. The footprint of micro and small farms (less than 0.1 hectares) declined significantly, from 10.3% to 4.3% of the total agricultural use. The total area of large farms (more than 50 hectares) accounted for 54% of the total area used for agriculture in Ro, with the total area of large farms of more than 1,000 hectares accounting for 15.6%. Farmers with more than 1,000 hectares are concentrated in the provinces of Constanta, Timishe, Treiurman, Klerush and Yalomica. Among them, Constanţa province has the highest number of 22; Timiş province has the largest average area of more than 7,770 hectares.

Source: Economic and Commercial Section of the Embassy in Romania

Post time: Feb-01-2023