Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery

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Agricultural and horticultural enterprises

Production sector 2010 2020 2021* 2020
        Average age of farmers
Plant production 37 086 32 193 33 455  
Cereals production 20 927 14 657 14 203 54
Other plant production 13 092 15 564 17 232 56
Greenhouse production 1 371 701 714 54
Outdoor production 1 696 1 271 1 306 54
Livestock production 19 829 11 387 9 685  
Milk production 10 205 5 361 5 015 49
Beef production 3 080 2 725 2 707 49
Other cattle husbandry 1 270 382 331 51
Pig farming 1 355 504 471 49
Poultry farming 375 410 409 48
Sheep, goat and horse farming
and other grazing livestock
3 544 2 005 752 52
Mixed production 2 568 2 050 1 562 51
Total 59 483 45 630 44 702 53
Utilised agricultural area, ha/farm 39 50 51  

* preliminary data

Livestock

  1950 1990 2000 2010 2020 2021
  Thousand          
Cattle 1 782 1 360 1 057 926 846 844
Dairy cows 1 111 490 364 289 260 254
Pigs 446 1 381 1 296 1 367 1 087 1 108
Poultry . . . . 12 570 9 587 13 577 14 183
Laying hens 3 381 4 845 3 110 3 394 3 812 3 729
Broilers . . 2 993 7 918 4 616 8 507 8 499
Sheep 1 220 103 100 126 140 131

Crops

  1950 1990 2000 2010 2020 2021
  Mil. kg          
Wheat 296 627 538 724 677 678
Rye 215 244 108 69 67 67
Barley 176 1 720 1 985 1 340 1 382 1 032
Oats 702 1 662 1 413 810 1 195 790
Potatoes 1 273 881 785 659 624 559
Sugar beets 231 1 125 1 046 542 422 403
Broad bean . . . . . . 16 23 12

Forests

Land class 2016–2020  
  Mil. ha %
Forestry land 26,2 86
Forest land 20,0 66
Poorly productive forest land 2,6 9
Unproductive land 3,3 11
Forest roads, depots, etc. 0,2 1
Other land 4,2 14
Land area, total 30,4 100
Volume of the growing stock 2016–2020  
  Mil. m3   %
Pine 1 248 50
Spruce 757 30
Birch 418 17
Other deciduous trees

83

3
Growing stock, total 2 506 100

Increment and drain of the growing stock

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1) 2021: preliminary data

Result from the private forest economy

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* preliminary data

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Last updated 16 May 2022