STATISTIK FRÅN
JORDBRUKSVERKET

Statistikrapport 2017:02

 

Trädgårdsodlingens branschstruktur 2014

 

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Summary
List of tables
List of terms

Summary

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The Swedish horticultural industry is complex and consists of holdings with a variety of orientations and challenges. Just like agriculture in general, the horticultural business has experienced dramatic changes during the past few years, including a decreasing number of operators. In the horticultural sector however, the changes have proceeded in a faster and more dramatic fashion.

In order to create an overview of the structure and status of the Swedish horticultural sector, this report describes the composition and and development of this industry during the period 2002–2014, with respect to among other things the number of holdings, their size, employment, specialisation and crop type.

The Swedish horticultural businesses can hardly be considered an isolated part of agriculture. In 2014, 60 % of the horticultural holdings also carried out other agricultural operations, such as animal husbandry or cereal production. The holdings running both agri- and horticultural operations were farming almost twice as much arable land as an average Swedish agricultural holding.

The number of horticultural holdings decreased by 29 % during the period 2002–2014. The decrease was equally distributed between greenhouse and open ground holdings, while cultivators of ornamental plants decreased more than cultivators of edible plants. For both open ground- and greenhouse holdings, the decreased number of holdings is evenly distributed among size classes except for the very largest and the very smallest holdings, which exhibited increased or equal numbers in 2002 and 2014. The development of the horticultural industry appears to depend on many factors, including localisation, crop type, form of cultivation and specialisation.

List of tables

 

Explanation of symbols

1. Specialisation 2014

2. Open ground cultivation 2002–2014

3. Greenhouse cultivation 2002–2014

4. Employment 2005–2014

5. Business management and organisation 2014

 

List of terms

Andel

Share

Anställning

Employment, Job

Areal

Area

Bransch

Industry

Bär

Berries

Driftsledare

Business manager

Enskilt företag

Sole proprietorship

Friland

Open ground, Field

Frukt

Fruit

Fördelning

Distribution

Företag

Holding

Företagsform

Business organisation

Gröda

Crop

Hektar

Hectare

Jordbruk

Agriculture

Juridiskt företag

Corporation

Krukväxt

Potted plant

Kvadratmeter

Square meter

Köksväxt

Vegetable

Landsdel

Part of country

Län

County

Lökväxt

Bulbous plant

Odling

Cultivation

Odlingsinriktning

Orientation of cultivation (crop type)

Odlingsform

Cultivation form (field- or greenhouse cultivation)

Plantskoleväxt

Nursery plant

Prydnadsväxter

Ornamental plants

Snittblomma

Cut flower

Storleksklass

Size class

Sysselsättning

Employment

Totalt

Total

Trädgårdsodling

Horticulture

Utplanteringsväxt

Bedding plant

Utveckling

Development

Växthus

Greenhouse

Ätliga växter

Edible plants

Övrigt

Other, Miscellaneous