Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Ceisteanna (473)

Charlie McConalogue

Ceist:

473. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the gender breakdown of the number of farmers availing of farm payments (details supplied) in each of the years 2012 to 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16125/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The information requested is not readily available.  

A further reply will issue to the Deputy as soon as possible.

The following deferred reply was received under Standing Order 42A
I refer to Parliamentary Question No. 473, Ref. No.16125/19, regarding the gender breakdown of the number of farmers availing of farm payments in each of the years 2012 to 2018 for the schemes identified.
Please find the data in the following tables. Please note that the figures provided relate only to the gender breakdown for individual scheme participants that have received payments under the schemes identified. There are categories of scheme participants for which the gender breakdown is not applicable, for example Companies, Partnerships, etc, and these are not reflected in the information provided.

Scheme

Single Payment Scheme

Basic Payment Scheme

Year

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Male

106,613

105,812

106,489

107,646

102,709

101,248

99,332

Female

14,918

14,947

15,420

15,412

14,457

14,363

14,149

Total

121,531

120,759

121,909

123,058

117,166

115,611

113,481

Scheme

GLAS 1

GLAS 2

GLAS 3

Year

2015

2016

2017

2018

2016

2017

2018

2017

2018

Male

20,588

20,395

20,106

19,914

8,848

8,727

8,646

10,311

10,207

Female

2,619

2,563

2,534

2,514

1,170

1,153

1,140

1,443

1,426

Total

23,207

22,958

22,640

22,428

10,018

9,880

9,786

11,754

11,633

Scheme

Organic Farming Scheme

Year

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Male

267

585

596

1,140

1,173

938

1,188

Female

107

139

147

237

247

209

182

Total

374

724

743

1,377

1,420

1,147

1,370

Scheme

National Reserve Scheme

Year

2015

2016

2017

2018

Male

3,113

No Scheme

466

343

Female

737

No Scheme

111

81

Total

3,850

No Scheme

577

424

Scheme

Young Farmer Scheme

Year

2015

2016

2017

2018

Male

3,687

3,561

3,512

3,394

Female

879

882

885

819

Total

4,566

4,443

4,397

4,213