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 Proportion of sole agricultural holders (%)
Characteristic Description
Name Proportion of sole agricultural holders (%) by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2001) and Time of agricultural activity on agricultural holding; Decennial
Regularity Decennial
Source Statistics Portugal, Agriculture census - historical series
First available period 1989
Last available period 2009
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2001)
  • Time of agricultural activity on agricultural holding
  • 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.
  • SOLE HOLDER:  A holder that as a natural person encompasses both the autonomous and entrepreneurial facets of ownership. Collective entities, such as companies, cooperatives, the State, etc., are excluded.
  • WORKING TIME OF AGRICULTURAL HOLDING:  Working time set for agricultural work and para-agricultural work on the holding.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Last update date 23/05/2011

information presented in 28/5/2024