Statens Jordbruksverk
Sveriges officiella statistik - Statistiska meddelanden
Jordbruksföretag, företagare och ägoslag 2003

JO 34 SM 0401

 

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Summary
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List of terms

Summary

The number of agricultural holdings continues to decrease

The number of holdings with more than 2,0 hectares of arable land has during the last year decreased with 4 170 and was 66 780 in year 2003. The number of holdings with less than 30 hectares of arable land has decreased with 57 %since 1970. The number of holdings with more than 30 hectares has marginally increased since 1970.

Younger holders cultivates larger areas than older

The median age of holders was 53 years in 2003. For holders in the smaller size classes of arable land the median age is higher than for holders in the larger size classes of arable land. The median age of holders who cultivate more than 100 hectares of arable land is 49 years.

Every sixth holder is over 65 years, while only 6 % of the holders are younger than 35 years.

The total area of arable land has decreased with 12 % since 1970

The total area of arable land has decreased with 363 000 hectares, or 12 %, to 2 668 586 hectares, between 1970 and 2003. Around 55 % of all arable land is owned by the farmers, while 45 % is rented.

List of tables

 

Explanation of symbols

1. Number of holdings by type and category in 2003

2. Area of arable land by type and category of holding in 2003. Hectare

3. Number of holdings with arable land, pasture and meadow and forest land in 2003

4. Area of agricultural and forest land on holdings in 2003. Hectare

5. Number of holdings by size of arable land in 2003

6. Area of arable land by size of holding in 2003. Hectare.

7. Number of holdings by size of arable land (more than 100 ha) in 2003

8. Area of arable land by size of holding (more than 100 ha) in 2003. Hectare

9. Number of holders by age in 2003

10. Number of female holders by age in 2003

11. Number of male holders by age in 2003

12. Area of arable land by age of holder in 2003. Hectare

13. Area of arable land for female holders by age in 2003. Hectare

14. Area of arable land for male holders by age in 2003. Hectare

15. Number of holdings and area of arable land by type of holding and age of holder in 2003

16. Number of holdings by size of arable in 2003. Communities.

16. Number of holdings by size of arable land in 2003. Communities.

16. Number of holdings by size of arable land in 2003. Communities.

16. Number of holdings by size of arable land in 2003. Communities.

16. Number of holdings by size of arable land in 2003. Communities.

16. Number of holdings by size of arable land in 2003. Communities.

16. Number of holdings by size of arable land in 2003. Communities.

17. Area of arable land by size of holding in 2003. Communities. Hectare

17. Area of arable land by size of holding in 2003. Communities. Hectare

17. Area of arable land by size of holding in 2003. Communities. Hectare

17. Area of arable land by size of holding in 2003. Communities. Hectare

17. Area of arable land by size of holding in 2003. Communities. Hectare

17. Area of arable land by size of holding in 2003. Communities. Hectare

17. Area of arable land by size of holding in 2003. Communities. Hectare

List of terms

Aktiebolag

Limited company

Andel

Percentage

Antal

Number

Areal

Area

Arrenderad

Rented

Betesmark

Pasture and meadow

Brukningsform

Type of holding

Delvis

Partly

Enskild firma

Private firm

Företag

Holding

Företagare

Holder

Hektar

Hectare

Hela riket

Whole of Sweden

Helt

Whole

Jordbruksföretag

Agricultural holding

Jordbruksmark

Agricultural land

Juridisk person

Legal person

Kön

Sex

Län

County

Område

Region

Produktionsområde

Production area

Samtliga

All

Skogsmark

Forest land

Storleksgrupp

Size group

Stödområde

Support area

Summa

Total

Totalt

Total

Uppgifter för

Figures for

Varav

Of which

Åker

Arable land

Åkerareal

Area of arable land

Åkermark

Arable land

Ålder

Age

Åldersklass

Age group

Ägd

Owned

Övriga

Other