Statens Jordbruksverk
Sveriges officiella statistik - Statistiska meddelanden
Höstsådda arealer 2019

JO 18 SM 1901


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List of terms


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In connection with the survey on crop yields in 2019, information has been collected on the areas sown in the autumn with the following crops: winter wheat, winter spelt, winter rye, winter barley, winter triticale, winter rape and winter turnip rape. A sample of around 4 000 survey units with more than 5.0 hectare of arable land was 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 2018 are presented for comparative purposes and national statistics for the last five years are also presented.

The areas sown in the autumn of 2019 are estimated at 588 500 hectares. The areas of autumn sown cereals are estimated at 494 100 hectares and areas of autumn sown oilseed crops are estimated at 94 400 hectares. Winter wheat is the most common autumn sown crop with 410 200 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 2019 are estimated at 49 800 hectares.

List of tables


Explanation of symbols

1. Areas sown with winter wheat and winter rye in autumn 2019

2. Areas sown with winter barley and winter triticale in autumn 2019

3. Areas sown with winter rape and winter turnip rape in autumn 2019


List of terms


Area, acreage



Götalands mellanbygder

Central districts in Götaland

Götalands norra slättbygder

Plain districts in northern Götaland

Götalands skogsbygder

Forest districts in Götaland

Götalands södra slättbygder

Plain districts in southern Götaland



Hela riket

The whole country


Winter spelt


Winter barley


Winter rape


Winter turnip rape


Winter rye


Winter wheat


Winter triticale




Standard error


Mean value

Mellersta Sveriges skogsbygder

Forest districts in central Sweden


Oilseed crops


Production area



Svealands slättbygder

Plain districts in Svealand