Real agricultural income per worker down by 4.3% in 2015

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Photo from a Farmer protest in Paris, France, 03 September 2015. The demonstrators were protesting against the decrease of their incomes and the increasing instability they are facing.

According to first estimates, real agricultural income in the European Union (EU) has fallen by 6.0 percent in 2015 compared with 2014, while agricultural labour input has dropped by 1.8%.


Real agricultural income in the European Union per worker fell by 4.3% in 2015 compared with 2014, according to a press release by Eurostat.

Eurostat, the official statistics agency of the EU, announced today that according to first estimates, real agricultural income in the EU has fallen by 6.0% in 2015 compared with 2014, while agricultural labour input has dropped by 1.8%. As a result, real agricultural income per worker in the EU has decreased by 4.3% in 2015.

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