FA1 Active farms and arable area


 A) Number of farms and their average arable area

Year
Farms
Average arable area (ha)
1990
129 114
17,34
1991
126 084
17,66
1992
121 349
18,06
1993
116 281
18,78
1994
114 510
19,20
1995
99 964
21,68
1996
94 114
22,90
1997
90 203
23,96
1998
88 070
25,00
1999
*
*
2000
79 783
27,97
2001
77 320
28,91
2002
75 474
29,90
2003
73 714
30,52
2004
72 054
31,40
2005
69 517
33,04
2006
69 071
33,31
2007
66 938
34,37
2008
65 802
34,97
2009
64 175
35,88
2010
62 767
36,70
2011
61 584
37,37
2012
59 042
38,91

* The data from 1999 are not available due to Farm Census 2000. The figures
  in the indicator represent the average of the previous and following year.

 

B) Distribution of the total arable area (2.3 million ha) by farm size classes in 2012

Field size class (ha)
Farms
Arable area (ha)
Share of area
0-10
12 225
70 798
3 %
10-25
16 892
285 880
13 %
25-50
15 016
539 288
24 %
50-75
7 048
429 077
19 %
75-100
3 613
310 989
14 %
100-150
2 805
335 285
15 %
150-
1 443
309 143
14 %
TOTAL
62 767
2 280 460
100 %

 

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Links:

Matilda agricultural statistics (Tike, Information Centre of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry)

Literature:

Yearbook of Farm Statistics 2010. OSF Agriculture, forestry and fishery 2010. Information Centre of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Tike. Helsinki.