Statens Jordbruksverk
Sveriges officiella statistik - Statistiska meddelanden
Jordbruksföretag och företagare 2016

JO 34 SM 1701

 

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Summary
List of tables
List of terms

Summary

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The number of holdings is decreasing

The number of agricultural holdings decreased from 67 146 in 2013 to 62 937 in 2016. Since 1990 the number of holding has decreased by 35 %.

While the number of holdings decreased in all other size classes, they increased in the size classes 2 hectares and less as well as 100.1 hectares and more of arable land.

The share of female holders is almost constant

The number of female holders in private firms was 9 710 in 2016, a decrease compared with 2013. The share of female holders increased by almost 1 percentage point, leaving it just below 17 %. The number of limited companies and other types of legal persons increased during the same period.

Every third holder is 65 years or older

Every third agricultural holder was 65 years or older in 2016, which is a small increase compared with 2013. Slightly more than 16 % of the holders were 45 years or younger. The difference in age distribution between women and men was small, although the share of younger holders was somewhat higher for women than for men. Almost 21 % of the women were 45 years or younger compared with 16 % of the men.

 

List of tables

 

Explanation of symbols

1. Number of holdings with arable land by type and category in 2016

2. Area of arable land by type and category of holding in 2016, hectares

3. Number of holdings with agricultural land by type and category in 2016

4. Area of agricultural land by type and category of holding in 2016, hectares

5. Number of holdings with arable land, pasture and meadow and forest in 2016

6. Area of arable land, pasture and meadow, agricultural land and forest land in 2016 hectares

7. Number of holdings by size of arable land in 2016

8. Area of arable land by size of holding in 2016, hectares

9. Number of holdings by size of agricultural land in 2016

10. Area of agricultural land by size of holding in 2016, hectares

11. Number of holdings by size of arable land (more than 100 ha) in 2016

12. Area of arable land by size of holding (more than 100 ha) in 2016, hectars

13. Number of holdings by size of agricultural land (more than 100 ha) in 2016

14. Number of holdings by size of agricultural land (more than 100 ha) in 2016

15. Number of holders by age in private firms 2016

16. Number of female holders by age in private firms 2016

17. Number of male holders by age in private firms 2016

18. Area of arable land by age of holder in private firms in 2016, hectares

19. Area of arable land for female holders by age in private firms in 2016, hectares

20. Area of arable land for male holders by age in private firms in 2016, hectares

21. Number of holdings and area of arable land by type of holding and age of holder in 2016

22. Number of holdings by type of farming in 2016

23. Area of arable land by type of farming in 2016, hectares

24. Number of holdings and area of arable land by type of farming in 2016, hectares

25. Number of holdings by type of farming and age of holder in 2016

26. Arable land by type of farming and age of holder in 2016, hectares

 

List of terms

Aktiebolag

Limited company

 

 

Andel

Percentage

 

 

Antal

Number

 

 

Areal

Area

 

 

Arrenderad

Rented

 

 

Betesmark

Pasture and meadow

 

 

Brukningsform

Type of holding

 

 

Delvis

Partly

 

 

Driftsinriktning

Type of farming

 

 

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

 

 

Trädgårdsföretag

Horticultural enterprise

 

 

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