AFBI Library Online


There are a number of websites providing statistical information relating to agriculture, food, fisheries, and the environment.  Listed below are links to organisations providing local, national and international statistics in these areas.

Central Statistics Office Ireland (CSO) and StatCentral

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) - Market Reports, Farm Surveys and key publication  - Agriculture in the United Kingdom

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food - Compendium of Irish Agricultural Statistics (search by year)

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD)

Eurostat - Eurostat Pocketbooks, databases and tables and other publications covering Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Food

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)


Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) - Market Statistics and Yearbooks

Marine and Fisheries Agency (MFA) - United Kingdom Sea Fisheries Statistics, Catch and Landings and UK Fishing Vessel Lists

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) and Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information Service (NINIS)

Office for National Statistics - responsible for the production of a wide range of economic and social statistics including agriculture, forestry and fishing

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Teagasc - Agriculture and Food Development Authority

UK Annual Abstracts of Statistics