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Agriculture and
food industry data
Year under review 2013
Publisher:
Saxon State Ministry
of the Environment and Agriculture (SMUL)
PO Box 10 05 10, 01076 Dresden
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E-mail: info@smul.sachsen.de
www.smul.sachsen.de
Editional work:
SMUL,
Saxon State Office for Environment, Agriculture
and Geology
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Heimrich & Hannot GmbH
Photo:
Uwe Roßberg, Fachschulzentrum Freiburg-Zug/Agrargenossen-
schaft Memmendorf e. G.
Editional deadline:
29 August 2014
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General information
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Saxony in accordance with its statutory duty of informing
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This applies to all elections.
SAXONY
GERMANY
SAXONY
GERMANY
Maize acreage as percentage
of total arable land
The percentage of the maize acreage in Saxony is clearly below
the national average.
25
20
15
10
5
1993 1995 1997 1999 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011
2013
Saxony
Germany
Quelle: Statistical Office of the Federal Republic of Germany, Statistical Office of
the Free State of Saxony
Unit
AREA AND POPULATION
AREA
1)
Total area
1,000 ha
1,842
35,714
Agricultural area
1,000 ha
1,009
18,646
PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL AREA
%
55
52
Forest area
1,000 ha
500
10,797
PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL AREA
%
27
30
Water area
1,000 ha
38
863
PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL AREA
%
2
2
POPULATION
Total population
2)
thousand
4,046
80,524
Inhabitants/km² of total area
number
220
225
Total number of persons in employment
thousand
1,988
41,841
Persons employed in agriculture, forestry
and fishery
thousand
29
637
STRUCTURE OF AGRICULTURAL HOLDINGS
LEGAL FORM
3)
Total number of agricultural holdings
%
100
100
of which: corporate bodies
11
2
including: e. G.
3
0.4
GmbH
6
1
of which: natural persons
89
98
of which: partnerships
7
8
sole proprietorships
82
90
of which:
run on full-time basis
32
44
run on part-time basis
50
46
SIZE STRUCTURE OF HOLDINGS
3)
Total number of agricultural holdings
number
5,505
285,000
Holdings of less than 5 ha AA
224
24,600
Holding of 5 to less than 10 ha AA
1,106
44,600
Holdings of 10 to less than 20 ha AA
1,079
59,000
Holdings of 20 to less than 50 ha AA
1,009
71,500
Holdings of 50 to less than 100 ha AA
597
50,200
Holdings of 100 to less than 200 ha AA
576
23,700
Holdings of 200 to less than 500 ha AA
447
7,800
Holdings of 500 to less than 1,000 ha AA
229
2,200
Holdings of 1,000 ha AA and more
238
1,500
1)
Saxony: reference date 31.12.2013, Germany: reference date 31.12.2012
2)
Saxony: reference date 30.11.2013, Germany: reference date 31.12.2012
3)
Saxony: agricultural support 2013, Germany: main survey on land use 2013
Unit
LAND USE
Agriculturally used area (AA)
1,000 ha
907
16,700
Permanent grassland
1,000 ha
185
4,621
PERCENTAGE OF AA
%
20
28
Arable land
1,000 ha
716
11,876
PERCENTAGE OF AA
%
79
71
Fallow land
1,000 ha
5
199
Less-favoured areas (2005)
1,000 ha
353
9,426
Leased AA as percentage of total AA
%
73
60
USE OF ARABLE LAND
Total cereals
1,000 ha
399
6,534
including: wheat
192
3,128
barley
116
1,570
oats
9
132
rye
44
785
grain maize, CCM
16
497
Root crops
19
605
including: potatoes
7
243
sugar beet
12
357
Oil seed crops incl. non food
138
1,503
including: rape seeds
135
1,466
sun flowers
2
22
Pulses
7
75
Forage plants
135
2,760
including green and silage maize
80
2,003
ORGANIC FARMING
4)
Utilised agricultural area
1,000 ha
36
1,061
Holdings
number
506
23,271
4)
Reports of the control bodies acc. to CR(EC) 834/2007 in conjunction with CR(EC) 889/2008
as per the reference date 31.12.2013

SAXONY
GERMANY
Unit
SAXONY
GERMANY
EXPORTS BY FOOD INDUSTRY
BASED ON FOREIGN
TRADE STATISTICS
12)
TOTAL EXPORTS
Total food industry
EUR million
1,272 *
64,907 *
including
milk and dairy products
(without cheese and butter)
304 *
5,039 *
cheese
258 *
3,870 *
meat and meat products
47 *
9,361*
baked products
78 *
4,862 *
nuts and dried fruit
13 *
807 *
vegetable preparations and
tinned products
18 *
615 *
cocoa and cocoa products
43 *
3,756 *
vegetable oils and fats
40 *
2,421*
beer
20 *
1,030 *
spirits
63 * 1,269 *
tobacco and tobacco products
74 *
3,579 *
sugar beet and sugar products
55 *
1,781 *
potatoes and potato products
7 *
1,037 *
wheat
10 *
2,014 *
barley
2 *
620 *
maize
5 *
273 *
12)
including unprocessed agricultural products, provisional figures
Unit
PRODUCTION AND
PROCESSING VOLUMES
MILK PROCESSING
Production of consumer milk
1,000 t
250
5,132
Production of other dairy products
13)
382
1,816
Production of cheese
156
2,440
MILLING INDUSTRY
Total milling
1,000 t
187.7
8,108
including
soft wheat
152.6
7,041
COMPOUND-FEED INDUSTRY
Total processing
1,000 t
530.2
31,647
including
cereals
415.3
22,731
oil-seed cake
72.6
6,172
Total compound-feed products
374.6
23,083
FAT PROCESSING INDUSTRY
Processing of oil seeds and fruits
1,000 t
214 *
12,999
13)
Sour milk, kefir, yoghurt and mixed milk products
Unit
SAXONY
GERMANY
LIVESTOCK
7)
Total number of cattle
1,000 animals
503
12,686
including: dairy cows
188
4,268
Total number of pigs
642
28,133
including: fattening pigs
214
12,383
breeding pigs
69
2,083
Sheep
76
1,570
Total number of hens
10,834
160,774
Solipeds (horses, donkeys, mules, etc.
in agricultural holdings)
11
461
ANIMAL PRODUCTION
MILK PRODUCTION
Total milk production
1,000 t
1,668
31,326
Milk yield per cow
kg/year
8,977
7,352
Milk yield per cow acc. to yield recording
kg/year
9,226
8,221
EGG PRODUCTION
Commercial egg production
million eggs
945
10,979
Laying performance per hen
eggs/year
306
294
COMMERCIAL SLAUGHTERING
8)
ANIMALS FOR SLAUGHTER
Cattle
1,000 animals
17
3,150
Average slaughter weight of bulls
kg
360
337.7
Average slaughter weight of cows
kg
275
337.7
Pigs
1,000 animals
138
58,755
Average slaughter weight
kg
95
95
MEAT PRODUCTION
Total animals for slaughter
1,000 t
18
6,710
including: cattle and calves
5
1,117
pigs
13 5,507
7)
Cattle, pigs, sheep: reference date 03.11.2013;
hens and solipeds: reference date 01.03.2013
8)
Animals of domestic and foreign origin
9)
Total cattle
Unit
SAXONY
GERMANY
STRUCTURE OF FOOD INDUSTRY
ENTERPRISES, TURNOVER
AND EXPORT RATIO
10)
ENTERPRISES
Foodstuffs and fodder
number
342
5,316
including
slaughtering and meat processing
88
1,342
bakery production
(without long-life bakery products)
165
2,445
fruit and vegetable processing
22
238
milk processing (without ice cream)
13
198
grinding and hulling
3
91
fodder production
14
218
Beverage production
27
559
EMPLOYEES IN FOOD INDUSTRY
number
19,756
554,399
TOTAL TURNOVER
Foodstuffs and fodder
EUR million
6,398
154,849
including
slaughtering and meat processing
694
40,780
bakery production
(without long-life bakery products)
545
15,476
fruit and vegetable processing
410
10,009
milk processing (without ice cream)
3,775
27,084
grinding and hulling
n.a.
4,357
fodder production
151
10,099
Beverage production
847
20,377
EXPORT RATIO
Foodstuffs and fodder
percent
11
21
Beverage production
n.a.
11
10)
Enterprises with 20 and more employees
11)
No data available
SAXONY
GERMANY
Sources:
– Statistical Office of the Federal Republic of Germany
– National Accounting Working Group of the German Federal States
– Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture
– Federal Office for Agriculture and Food
– Statistical Office of the Free State of Saxony
– Saxon State Office for Environment, Agriculture and Geology
– Annual report of the German inland fishery sector 2012
– German Cattle Breeders' Federation
Unless otherwise marked, the data shown are from the year 2013.
Figures marked by * are provisional data.
9)
9)
11)
11)
The Saxon food industry has increased its exports significantly.
1.400
1.200
1.000
800
600
400
200
0
Turnover in EUR million
2001
2003
2005
2007
2009
2011
2013 *
Carp is the most produced fish in Saxony.
Source: Statistical Office of the Free State of Saxony
Percentage of total
production in 2013
Common carp (1,877 t)
African catfish (196 t)
Rainbow trout
(excl. salmon trout) (166 t)
Other fish (241 t)
75 %
8 %
7 %
10 %
export
import
Source: Statistical Office of the Free State of Saxony
Unit
YIELDS AND CROP VOLUMES
ARABLE FARMING
Total cereals
dt/ha
62.8
73.2
(including grain maize, CCM)
1,000 t
2,407
47,757
including: wheat
dt/ha
70.0
80.0
1,000 t
1,343
25,019
barley
dt/ha 56.1 65.9
1,000 t
653
10,344
oats
dt/ha 48.1 47.7
1,000 t
41
628
rye
dt/ha
54.8
59.8
1,000 t
242
4,689
grain maize, CCM
dt/ha
82.0
89.1
1,000 t
128
4,387
Rape seeds
dt/ha
36.8
39.5
(including non food)
1,000 t
497
5,784
Potatoes
dt/ha
281.1
398.3
1,000 t
182
9,670
Sugar beet
dt/ha
588.1
638.8
1,000 t
708
22,829
Silage maize
dt/ha
319.2
389.7
1,000 t
2,567
78,249
VEGETABLE GROWING (GROWN FOR SALE)
Outdoor acreage
1,000 ha
4
112
Outdoor crop volume
1,000 t
48
3,214
Acreage under high accessible
protective covers
1,000 ha
0.04
1.3
Crop volume under high accessible
protective covers
1,000 t
4
142
FRUIT GROWING (CASH CROPS)
5)
Fruit-growing area
1,000 ha
4
67
Fruit crop volume
1,000 t
84
1,109
VITICULTURE
Area under vines
1,000 ha
0.5
99
Wine must yield
hl/ha
32
85
Wine must crop
1,000 hl
15
8,432
CARP FARMING
6)
Fish pond area
1,000 ha
8
24
Holdings
number
254
3,354
Food carp production
1,000 t
1,873
5,521
5)
Saxony: land use and crop in 2013, Germany: area data based on survey of tree fruit growing 2012
6)
Data for 2012