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Use of arable land 1990-2018. Hectares

Figures refer to agricultural holdings with more than 2.0 hectares of arable land or holdings with large animal stocks or holdings with at least 2 500 square metres outdoor horticultural cultivation or at least 200 square metres greenhouse area.

Crop

1990[1] 1995[1] 2000[1] 2005 2010 2017 2018
Cereals[2]
1 335 700 1 104 500 1 2 28  900 1 024 000 962 800 1 012 700 991 700
thereof wheat
349 700 261 400 401 600 354 800 400 000 475 900 381 100
thereof barley
492 000 453 400 4 11  200 378 600 318 800 317 800 397 200
thereof oats
387 800 278 300 2 95  500 200 100 164 400 158 200 163 900
Leguminous plants
.. 21 200 37 300 40 900 46 100 59 100 56 600
Grass and green fodder[2]
918 100 1 058 900 9 20  800 1 067 000 1 194 700 1 099 500 1 121 200
Potatoes
36 200 35 000 32 900 30 500 27 200 24 600 23 900
Sugar beets
50 000 57 500 55 500 49 200 37 900 31 200 30 700
Rape and turnip rape
167 900 104 600 48 200 82 200 110 200 114 300 99 400
Other crops[3]
.. 46 400 55 000 55 000 67 200 55 400 54 400
Fallow
176 100 278 600 247 700 321 300 176 800 160 600 165 400
Not specified arable land[4]
.. .. 79 700 31 700 10 500 10 900 11 000
Not utilised arable land
46 400 59 800 .. 1 800 .. .. ..
Total arable land
2 844 600 2 766 600 2 7 06  000 2  703 300 2 633 500 2 568 400 2 554 400

1) For the years 1990, 1995 och 2000 the figures refer to holdings with more than 2.0 hectares of arable land.
2) In the area of cereals is, from the year 2000, included certain areas intended for green fodder
and cereal/leguminous plant mixtures to be harvested as green fodder.
3) Seed lay, Linseed, Energy forest, Horticultural plants and all other small crops on arable land not included above.
The area of horticultural plants includes from the year 2005 spice plants and seed vegetables.
4) Areas not possible to divide amongst crops.

Source: Swedish Board of Agriculture and Statistics Sweden, Farm register

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Source
SCB

Last updated
2019-06-28

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