Statens Jordbruksverk
Sveriges officiella statistik - Statistiska meddelanden
Höstsådda arealer 2013

JO 18 SM 1301


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List of terms


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In connection with the survey on crop yields in 2013 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 2012 are presented for comparative purposes and national mean values for the last five years are also presented.

The areas sown in the autumn of 2013 are estimated at 537 000 hectares. The areas of autumn sown cereals are estimated at 455 500 hectares and areas of autumn sown oilseed crops are estimated at 81 500 hectares. Winter wheat is the most common autumn-sown crop with 381 500 hectares. The areas of winter triticale have increased from 20 700 hectares to 34 600 hectares.

Data on areas sown in the autumn that will be cultivated according to the system of organic farming have been collected since 2005. The organic farming areas sown in the autumn of 2013 are estimated at about 30 100 hectares.


List of tables


Explanation of symbols

1. Areas sown with winter wheat and winter rye in autumn 2013

2. Areas sown with winter barley and triticale in autumn 2013

3. Areas sown with winter rape and winter turnip rape in autumn 2013


List of terms


Area, acreage





Hela riket

The whole country


Winter barley


Winter rape


Winter turnip rape


Winter rye


Winter wheat




Standard error


Mean value


Oilseed crops


Production area


Winter triticale