Statens Jordbruksverk
Sveriges officiella statistik - Statistiska meddelanden
Höstsådda arealer 2015

JO 18 SM 1501

 

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List of terms

Summary

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In connection with the survey on crop yields in 2015, information has been collected on the areas sown in the autumn with the following crops: winter wheat, winter rye, winter barley, winter triticale, winter rape and winter turnip rape. A sample of almost 4 000 survey units with more than 5.0 hectare of arable land were selected. Small farms and the northern part of Sweden have been excluded due to negligible cultivation of winter crops.

Since 1968, the survey on areas sown in the autumn has been based on interviews. Since 2005, the farmers can also use Internet as a tool for data provision to Statistics Sweden.

The results are provided in the tables. The standard errors for the areas have been calculated. Estimates with standard errors exceeding 35 %, or less than 10 observations, are not presented. Results are presented for counties, production areas and the whole country. Results from 2014 are presented for comparative purposes and national mean values for the last five years are also presented.

The areas sown in the autumn of 2015 are estimated at 529 100 hectares. The areas of autumn sown cereals are estimated at 444 600 hectares and areas of autumn sown oilseed crops are estimated at 84 500 hectares. Winter wheat is the most common autumn sown crop with 382 400 hectares.

Data on areas sown in the autumn that will be cultivated according to the system of organic farming, has been collected since 2005. The organic farming areas sown in the autumn of 2015 are estimated at about 31 200 hectares.

 

List of tables

 

Explanation of symbols

1. Areas sown with winter wheat and winter rye in autumn 2015

2. Areas sown with winter barley and winter triticale in autumn 2015

3. Areas sown with winter rape and winter turnip rape in autumn 2015

 

List of terms

Areal

Area, acreage

Ekologisk

Organic

Hektar

Hectare

Hela riket

The whole country

Höstkorn

Winter barley

Höstraps

Winter rape

Höstrybs

Winter turnip rape

Höstråg

Winter rye

Höstvete

Winter wheat

Höstrågvete

Winter triticale

Län

County

Medelfel

Standard error

Medelvärde

Mean value

Oljeväxter

Oilseed crops

Produktionsområde

Production area

Spannmål

Cereals