Statens Jordbruksverk
Sveriges officiella statistik - Statistiska meddelanden
Jordbruksmarkens användning 2016

JO 10 SM 1701

 

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List of terms

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The total area of arable land decreased slightly compared with 2015

The total area of arable land was 2 579 600 hectares in 2016, a decrease by 10 500 hectares (‑0.4 %) compared with 2015. Since 2007, the area of arable land has decreased by 68 400 hectares (‑2.6 %).

The area of cereals has decreased compared with 2015

The total area of cereals was 1 019 600 hectares in 2016. It is a decrease by 1 % compared with 2015. Compared with 2007, the area of cereals has increased by 29 500 hectares (3 %). The area of wheat was 451 200 hectares in 2016, a decrease by 2 % compared with 2015. Compared with 2007, the area of wheat has increased by 25 %. The area of oats was 180 900 hectares in 2016. It is an increase by 8 % compared with 2015 but a decrease by 13 % compared with 2007. The area of barley is unchanged compared to both 2015 and 2007. In 2016 the total areal of barley was 327 300 hectares.

The area of oilseeds has decreased

The area of rape and turnip rape was 93 000 hectares in 2016, a decrease by 2 % compared with 2015. Since 2007 the area of rape and turnip rape has increased by 6 %.

The area of pasture and meadow has decreased compared with 2007

The total area of pasture and meadows was 451 900 hectares in 2016, an increase by 2 100 hectares (0.5 %) compared with 2015. Compared with 2007, the area of pasture and meadows has decreased by 8 %.

The number of agricultural holdings is decreasing

There were 62 937 agricultural holdings in 2016. That is a decrease by 6 % since 2013 and 13 % since 2007. In 2016 there were 60 053 holdings with arable land and 34 765 holdings with pasture and meadow.

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Explanation of symbols

1a. Areas under cereals in 2016, hectares

1b. Number of holdings with cultivation of cereals 2016

2a. Areas under leguminous plants, ley and green fodder in 2016, hectares

2b. Number of holdings with cultivation of leguminous plants, ley and green fodder in 2016

3a. Areas under potatoes, sugar beets and oilseeds 2016, hectares

3b. Number of holdings with cultivation of potatoes, sugar beets and oilseeds in 2016

4a. Areas of fallow etc. and total area of arable land in 2016, hectares

4b. Number of holdings with bare fallow etc. and total number of holdings with arable land in 2016

5a. Areas of pasture and meadow in 2016, hectares

5b. Number of holdings with pasture and meadow in 2016

6a. Areas by size group arable land, 2016, hectares

6b. Number of holdings with areas by size group arable land 2016, hectares

 

List of terms

Alvarbete

Grazed alvar (flat areas on hard lime-stone bedrock with bare rock breaking through the thin soil)

Andra växtslag

Other crops

Betesmark

Pasture and meadow

Blandsäd

Mixed grain

Bruna bönor

Brown beans

Energiskog

Energy forest

Frövall

Seed ley

Fäbodbete

Mountain pasture

Grönfoder

Green fodder

Havre

Oats

Hela riket

Whole of Sweden

Höstkorn

Winter barley

Höstraps

Winter rape

Höstrybs

Winter turnip rape

Höstrågvete

Winter triticale

Höstvete

Winter wheat

Jordbruksföretag

Agricultural holding

Konservärter

Green peas

Korn

Barley

Län

County

Matpotatis

Table potatoes

Oljelin

Linseed

Oljeväxter

Oilseed

Område

Region

Ospecificerad betesmark

Unspecified pasture and meadow

Ospecificerad åkermark

Unspecified arable land

Outnyttjad betesmark

Unutilised pasture and meadow

Outnyttjad åkermark

Unutilised arable land

Potatis för stärkelse

Potatoes for processing

Produktionsområde

Production area

Raps

Rape

Rybs

Turnip rape

Råg

Rye

Skogsbete

Forest pasture

Slåtter- och betesvall

Temporary grass

Slåtteräng

Mown meadow

Sockerbetor

Sugar beets

Spannmål

Cereals

Stödområde

Support area

Träda

Fallow land

Trädgårdsväxter

Horticultural plants

Vall

Ley

Vete

Wheat

Vårkorn

Spring barley

Vårraps

Spring rape

Vårrybs

Spring turnip rape

Vårrågvete

Spring tritcale

Vårvete

Spring wheat

Åkerbönor

Field beans

Åkermark

Arable land

Ärter

Peas