Profile of households' plots in rural and urban settlements, 2008, 2018

Profile of households' plots in rural and urban settlements, 2008, 2018

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More than half of the total number of households in Ukraine are engaged in agricultural activities both for food self-sufficiency and for the production of marketable agricultural products, acting as subsistence or semi-subsistence farms. The determination of the right strategy for the further development of this form of farming is the key to the e...

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... that the availability of land is not directly related to subsistence farming, let us analyze the features (causes and extent) of subsistence farming in urban and rural settlements. However, we will first of all comment on the general trends in the dynamics of indicators on the functioning of farms in rural and urban settlements ( Table 2). Source: calculated by data (SSSU) and data from http://www.ukrstat.gov.ua/ ...
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... the dynamics of the number of households. Indeed, over time, the proportion of subsistence farms in urban settlements has decreased: 33.55% in 2018 versus 37.55% in 2018 ( Table 2). ...
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... as evidenced by the results of the calculations (Table 4) and the available statistics (Table 2), the overall tendency to reduce the number of households in rural areas with land plots is closely and positively correlated with a decrease in the average household size (0,9), a decrease in the proportion of households without employed persons (0.64) and a reduction in the economic burden per worker employed in the household (0.6). Also, the decrease in the share of expenditures on food in household expenditures is slightly but positively correlated with the number of holdings that have land (0.53). ...