|Number of holdings||965,002||-2.5|
|Total area (TA)||1||30,042,209||-1.9|
|Utilised Agricultural Area (UAA)||1||23,300,221||-1.9|
The main objectives of the Survey on the structure of agricultural holdings are:
a) To evaluate the situation of Spanish agriculture and monitor the structural evolution of agricultural holdings, as well as to obtain comparable results from all the European Union Member States.
b) To comply with legal regulations set out by the European Union in the different Council regulations, as well as to meet national statistical requirements and other international requests for statistical information on the agrarian sector.