Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery

Farms

  Farms Average arable
land area
Organic farms Average arable land
area of an organic farm
  No ha No  % of all farms ha
2005 69 517 33 4 296 5,8 34,4
2006 69 071 33 3 966 5,7 36,5
2007 66 938 34 3 896 5,6 38,2
2008 65 802 35 3 811 5,5 39,4
2009 64 175 36 3 967 5,9 41,2
2010 1) 59 483 39 3 939 6,1 43,4
2011 58 283 40 4 036 6,6 45,8
2012 55 816 41 4 260 7,2 46,4
2013 54 398 42 4 215 7,4 48,9
2014 52 775 43 4 180 7,9 50,9
2015 50 999 45 4 251 8,3 52,8
2016 50 388 45 4 415 8,8 54,5

l   line across a time series shows substantial breaks in the homogeneity of a series
1)  From 2010, agricultural and horticultural enterprises

Source: Natural Resources Institute Finland

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Updated: 31.5.2017

Production sectors of farms

Production 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
  %
Other production  10,6 10,5 10,5 10,2 9,4 9,4
Pig and poultry farming 2,7 2,6 2,6 2,6 2,4 2,1
Beef production 1) 7,3 7,3 7,2 7,2 7,2 7,1
Milk production 16,4 16,1 15,6 15,3 15,2 14,5
Crop production 62,9 63,5 64,1 64,7 65,9 66,8
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100

1) Incl. other cattle farming

Source: Natural Resources Institute Finland

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Updated: 31.5.2017

Livestock 1)

  Cattle Pigs Poultry 2) Sheep Horses Reindeer
  1 000
1938 1 940 531 2 779 956 390 205
1960 1 922 483 5 778 341 251 181
1970 1 873 1 047 8 264 189 90 118
1980 1 738 1 451 8 476 106 34 186
1990 1 360 1 394 6 477 103 44 239
2000 1 057 1 296 4 024 100 58 203
2010 926 1 367 4 232 126 74 194
2011 914 1 335 4 050 129 76 196
2012 913 1 290 3 916 130 75 192
2013 912 1 308 4 290 136 75 192
2014 914 1 245 4 359 138 75 187
2015 915 1 235 4 163 155 . . 191

l   line across a time series shows substantial breaks in the homogeneity of a series

1) Between 1938 and 1960 the data relate to farms of 0.25 ha or more, subsequently to farms of 1 ha or more
2) Egg-laying hens and chicks

Source: Natural Resources Institute Finland

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Updated: 13.4.2016

Forest statistics

  Industrial roundwood removals Increment and drain of the growing stock
  Total Logs Pulpwood Period Increment Drain
  mil. m3       mil. m3 per year  
2000 55,9 28,3 27,6 1970–74 58 55
2001 53,3 25,4 27,8 1975–79 67 46
2002 54,2 25,9 28,2 1980–84 73 53
2003 55,0 26,8 28,2 1985–89 78 55
2004 55,1 26,4 28,6 1990–94 82 53
2005 52,6 24,4 28,2 1995–99 87 65
2006 50,8 23,7 27,0 2000–04 96 69
2007 57,7 28,0 29,7 2005–09 103 67
2008 51,7 21,5 30,1 2010–14 105 76
2009 41,4 16,8 24,2      
2010 52,0 21,6 30,0      
2011 52,4 21,8 29,9      
2012 51,5 21,4 29,3      
2013 56,1 23,8 32,3      
2014 55,9 24,1 31,9      
2015* 54,1 23,7 30,4      

Forestry land (incl. protected areas) in 2009–2013 totalled 26.2 mil. ha, of which 53% was owned privately, 35% by the state 7% by companies and 5% by others. 

The volume of growing stock was 2 356 mil. m3, of which 50% was pine, 30% spruce and 20% broadleaved.

m3 = cubic metre, solid volume over bark

Source: Natural Resources Institute Finland

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Updated: 15.8.2016

Catches of fish and production of fish farming

  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
  Mil. kg
Commercial fishery 126,6 124,2 137,7 143,2 154,3 154,2
Recreational fishery 29,2 1) 29,2 24,5 2) 24,5 28,6 3) 28,6 
Food fish production 4) 11,8 11,3 12,7 13,6 13,5 14,9
Total 167,6 164,7 174,9 181,3 196,3 197,6

1) 2010
2) 2012
3) 2014
4) Ungutted fish

Source: Natural Resources Institute Finland

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 11.4.2017

 

Main topic: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery

Last updated 31 May 2017

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