Agriculture, forestry and fishery

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Agricultural and horticultural enterprises

Production sector 2010 2020 2022
Plant production 37 086 32 193 32 914
Milk production 10 205 5 361 4 584
Beef production 1) 4 350 3 107 2 964
Pig and poultry farming 1 730 914 827
Other production 6 112 4 055 2 251
Farms, total 59 483 45 630 43 540
Average size of farm, ha/farm 39 50 52

1) Also includes suckler cow production, cattle fattening and farms with both milk production and beef production

Livestock

  1950 1990 2000 2010 2020 2022
Thousand
Cattle 1 782 1 360 1 057 926 846 834
  - Dairy cows 1 111 490 364 289 260 248
Pigs 446 1 381 1 296 1 367 1 087 1 061
Poultry . . . . 12 570 9 587 13 577 14 356
  - Laying hens 3 381 4 845 3 110 3 394 3 812 3 866
 - Broilers . . 2 993 7 918 4 616 8 507 8 901
Sheep 1 220 103 100 126 140 132

Crops

  1950 1990 2000 2010 2020 2023
Mil. kg
Wheat 296 627 538 724 677 740
   Rye 215 244 108 69 67 91
Barley 176 1 720 1 985 1 340 1 382 1 066
Oats 702 1 662 1 413 810 1 195 1 008
   Potatoes 1 273 881 785 659 624 498
   Sugar beets 231 1 125 1 046 542 422 421
Broad bean . . . . . . 16 23 11

Forests

Land class 2017–2021
Mil. ha %
Forestry land 26,3 86
  - Forest land 20,2 66
  - Poorly productive forest land 2,6 9
  - Unproductive land 3,2 11
  - Forest roads, depots, etc. 0,2 1
Other land 4,1 14
Land area, total 30,4 100
Volume of the growing stock 2017–2021
Mil. m3 %
Pine 1 264 50
Spruce 766 30
Birch 418 17
Other deciduous trees 82 3
Growing stock, total 2 529 100

Increment and drain of the growing stock, 1940–2022

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Result from the private forest economy

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Main topic: Agriculture, forestry and fishery

 

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Last updated 15 Feb 2024