At a glance

The farm accountancy data network (FADN) monitors farms' income and business activities. It is also an important informative source for understanding the impact of the measures taken under the common agricultural policy. 

FADN is the only source of microeconomic data based on harmonised bookkeeping principles. It is based on national surveys and cover only EU agricultural holdings which due to their size can be considered commercial.

The methodology applied aims to provide representative data according to three categories: region, economic size and type of farming.

Results and analysis

The FADN public database aggregates, after validation, individual data into standard results.

Annual economic farming data at EU level and by country

Economy of farms and rural areas

Farm economy data by sector: