Agricultural land rents: stark variation throughout EU – Merchandise Eurostat Information

Within the EU, not all land is owned by the farmer working it. Many farmers lease their land, as both a short- or long-term enterprise determination. Among the many Member States for which knowledge can be found, renting one hectare of arable land and/or everlasting grassland was most costly in Italy (a median of €837 per 12 months in 2020).

The truth is, among the many EU areas for which knowledge can be found, the best lease costs for such a agricultural land in 2020 have been recorded within the Italian area of Friuli-Venezia Giulia (on common €1 714 per hectare), the place it was barely greater than twice the nationwide common.

This data comes from knowledge on agricultural land rents revealed by Eurostat at this time. The article presents a handful of findings from the extra detailed Statistics Defined article. 


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In 2020, renting agricultural land was least expensive in Slovakia, with a hectare costing a median of €57 for the 12 months, though the most cost effective areas within the EU for renting agricultural land have been Central Norrland and Higher Norrland in Sweden (each €34 per 12 months). 

In all EU areas for which knowledge can be found, renting everlasting grassland was cheaper than renting arable land. 

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Methodological notes: 

  • Agricultural land on this article refers to arable land and/or everlasting grassland.
  • Agricultural land rents consult with the worth of renting one hectare of agricultural land in the course of the reference interval (a calendar 12 months). The renting value ought to be collected from the agricultural holdings renting the land for agricultural functions (renting value paid).
  • Netherlands and Norway: 2019 knowledge
  • Belgium, Greece, Poland and Romania: arable land solely
  • Germany, Cyprus and Portugal: knowledge not out there
  • Within the textual content of this text, the names of the areas are in English.


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