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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
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14 October 2016
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Agriculture and
food industry data
Year under review 2015
LAND USE
AREA AND POPULATION
STRUCTURE OF AGRICULTURAL HOLDINGS
Unit
SAXONY
Unit
SAXONY
Agriculturally used area (AA)
Fallow land
Less-favoured areas (2005)
Leased AA as percentage of total AA
Total cereals
Total area
Total number of agricultural holdings
Total number of agricultural holdings
Holdings of less than 5 ha AA
Holding of 5 to less than 10 ha AA
Holdings of 10 to less than 20 ha AA
Holdings of 20 to less than 50 ha AA
Holdings of 50 to less than 100 ha AA
Holdings of 100 to less than 200 ha AA
Holdings of 200 to less than 500 ha AA
Holdings of 500 to less than 1,000 ha AA
Holdings of 1,000 ha AA and more
Agricultural area
of which: corporate bodies
of which: natural persons
Forest area
Water area
Root crops
Oil seed crops incl. non food
Pulses
Forage plants
including: wheat
including: potatoes
including: rape seeds
including green and silage maize
oats
barley
sugar beet
sun flowers
rye
grain maize, CCM
USE OF ARABLE LAND
AREA by type of actual use
1)
LEGAL FORM
3)
SIZE STRUCTURE OF HOLDINGS
3)
ORGANIC FARMING
4)
POPULATION
Percentage of AA
Percentage of total area
including: e.G.
of which: partnerships
GmbH
sole proprietorships
of which: run on full-time basis
run on part-time basis
Percentage of total area
Percentage of total area
Percentage of AA
1,000 ha
1,000 ha
1,000 ha
%
1,000 ha
number
1,000 ha
%
1,000 ha
1,000 ha
%
%
%
%
%
1,000 ha
1,000 ha
903
18
353
73
399
1,842
100
5,637
251
1,158
1,092
1,041
596
574
460
227
238
1,008
11
89
499
39
17
130
14
119
197
6
127
79
9
119
11
2
33
19
21
55
3
7
6
82
31
51
27
2
79
188
710
16,731
310
9,426
60
6,529
35,738
100
285,000
24,600
44,600
59,000
71,500
50,200
23,700
7,800
2,200
1,500
18,461
2
98
10,931
848
554
1,332
160
2,746
3,283
237
1,286
2,100
126
1,622
313
18
616
456
28
52
0.4
8
1
90
44
46
31
2
71
4,677
11,846
Permanent grassland
Arable land
Utilised agricultural area
Total population
2)
Holdings
Inhabitants/km² of total area
Total number of persons in employment
Persons employed in agriculture,
forestry and fishery
1,000 ha
thousand
number
number
thousand
thousand
37
4,085
556
222
2,016
29
1,089
82,176
24,736
230
43,032
635
4) Reports of the control bodies acc. to CR(EC) 834/2007 in conjunction with CR(EC) 889/2008
as per the reference date 31.12.2015
Percentage of total AA for which applications were filed
under the Organic Farming Directive / 2015 in the districts in 2015
1) Reference date 31.12.2014
2) Reference date 31.12.2015
3) Saxony: agricultural aid 2015, Germany: main survey on land use 2013
GERMANY
GERMANY
Landkreis
Nordsachsen
Stadt
Leipzig
Landkreis
Leipzig
Landkreis
Mittelsachsen
Stadt
Chemnitz
Landkreis
Zwickau
Vogtlandkreis
Erzgebirgskreis
Landkreis
Sächsische Schweiz -
Osterzgebirge
Stadt
Dresden
Landkreis
Meißen
Landkreis
Bautzen
Landkreis
Görlitz
less than 2 %
2 to less than 4 %
4 to less than 6 %
6 % and more
1,000 ha

Total number of pigs
667
27,652
including: fattening pigs
breeding pigs
1,000
animals
195
70
11,999
1,999
1,000 ha
1,000 ha
1,000 ha
1,000 ha
hl/ha
number
1,000 hl
t
1,000 t
1,000 ha
1,000 t
1,000 t
4
4
0.5
8
50
159
25
1,728
107
0.03
4
56
116
67
100
24
89
2,142
8,873
4,916
1,312
1.2
146
3,288
including: wheat
barley
oats
rye
grain maize, CCM
dt/ha
dt/ha
dt/ha
dt/ha
dt/ha
79.4
73.1
49.5
50.4
79.3
80.9
71.7
45.1
56.6
88.8
YIELDS AND CROP VOLUMES
ANIMAL PRODUCTION
COMMERCIAL SLAUGHTERING
9)
LIVESTOCK
7)
STRUCTURE OF FOOD INDUSTRY ENTERPRISES,
TURNOVER AND EXPORT RATIO
10)
EXPORTS BY FOOD INDUSTRY BASED
ON FOREIGN TRADE STATISTICS
12)
PRODUCTION AND
PROCESSING VOLUMES
Unit
SAXONY
GERMANY
Unit
SAXONY
Unit
SAXONY
Unit
SAXONY
Total cereals
Total number of cattle
Cattle
Total animals for slaughter
Pigs
Total number of hens
Solipeds (horses, donkeys, mules, etc.
in agricultural holdings)
Sheep
Rape seeds
(including non food)
Potatoes
Sugar beet
Silage maize
(including grain maize, CCM)
dt/ha
dt/ha
dt/ha
dt/ha
dt/ha
1,000 t
1,000 t
1,000 t
1,000 t
1,000 t
1,000 t
1,000 t
1,000 t
1,000 t
1,000 t
73.2
38.5
401.7
710.4
369.2
2,918
488
255
757
2,925
1,563
868
43
168
151
75.1
39.0
438.1
721.7
413.6
48,867
5,017
10,370
22,572
87,219
26,550
11,630
566
3,488
3,973
ARABLE FARMING
MILK PRODUCTION*
ENTERPRISES
TOTAL EXPORTS*
MILK PROCESSING*
FAT PROCESSING INDUSTRY*
MILLING INDUSTRY*
14)
COMPOUND-FEED INDUSTRY*
TOTAL TURNOVER
EXPORT RATIO
EMPLOYEES IN FOOD INDUSTRY
ANIMALS FOR SLAUGHTER*
MEAT PRODUCTION*
EGG PRODUCTION*
number
1,000 anim.
1,000 anim.
19,968
504
15
17
129
10,834
11
69
569,170
12,635
3,224
6,781
59,361
160,774
461
1,580
Outdoor acreage
Fruit-growing area
Area under vines
Fish pond area
Wine must yield
Holdings
Wine must crop
Food carp production
Fruit crop volume
Acreage under high accessible
protective covers
Crop volume under high accessible
protective covers
Outdoor crop volume
VEGETABLE GROWING (grown for sale)
FRUIT GROWING (cash crops)
5)
VITICULTURE
CARP FARMING
6)
5) Saxony: land use and crop in 2015, Germany: area data based on
survey of tree fruit growing 2012
6) Data from 2015, fish pond area from 2014
7) Cattle, pigs, sheep: reference date 03.11.2015, hens and solipeds: reference date 01.03.2013
8) German Association for Performance and Quality Testing (DLQ)
Year of testing 01.10.2014 to 30.09.2015
9) Animals of domestic and foreign origin
12) including unprocessed agricultural products
13) Sour milk, kefir, yoghurt and mixed milk products
14) Business year 2014/15
10) Enterprises with 20 and more employees
11) No data available
including: dairy cows
including: slaughtering and meat processing
including: milk and dairy products
(without cheese and butter)
c
h
e
e
s
e
including: soft wheat
including: cereals
oil-seed cake
meat and meat products
b
ak
e
d
p
r
o
du
c
t
s
nuts and dried fruit
vegetable preparations and
tinned products
cocoa and cocoa products
vegetable oils and fats
beer
spirits
tobacco and tobacco products
sugar beet and sugar products
potatoes and potato products
wheat
barley
maize
including: slaughtering and meat processing
fruit and vegetable processing
fruit and vegetable processing
milk processing (without ice cream)
milk processing (without ice cream)
grinding and hulling
grinding and hulling
fodder production
fodder production
bakery production (without
long-life bakery products)
bakery production (without
long-life bakery products)
Average slaughter weight of bulls
including: cattle and calves
pigs
Average slaughter weight
Average slaughter weight of cows
kg
1,000 t
kg
kg
190
87
274
223
168
230
81
31
98
17
17
48
53
42
78
85
30
7
3
2
2
727
20
431
9
1,742
3
n.a.
11)
12
132
162
596
358
4
12
94
279
4,285
1,345
4,755
3,381
7,516
11,535
6,728
8,897
5,388
1,276
670
4,678
2,193
1,133
1,395
4,178
1,704
963
2,178
505
133
39,659
239
10,076
210
24,583
94
4,006
229
9,911
2,371
16,206
385
1,132
5,116
95
302
Total milk production
Foodstuffs and fodder
Total food industry
Production of consumer milk
Processing of oil seeds and fruits
Total milling
Total processing
Total compound-feed products
Production of other dairy products
13)
Production of cheese
Foodstuffs and fodder
Foodstuffs and fodder
Beverage production
Beverage production
Beverage production
Commercial egg production
Laying performance per hen
Milk yield per cow
Milk yield per cow acc. to yield recording
8)
1,000 t
number
EUR million
1,000 t
million eggs
EUR million
eggs/year
kg/year
kg/year
1,746
328
1,304
n.a.
11)
n.a.
11)
213
366
400
n.a.
11)
179
4,350
13
7
27
879
921
308
9,189
9,348
32,685
5,258
67,501
4,982
13,223
8,700
21,243
23,657
1,786
2,495
148,463
22
12
554
20,126
10,819
294
7,628
8,453
Cultivation of legumes in Saxony
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 (LfULG)
Saxon Government Enterprise for Basic Geodata and Surveying (GeoSN)
Unless otherwise marked, the data shown are from the year 2015.
Figures marked by * are provisional data.
0
5,000
10,000
15,000
20,000
25,000
30,000
35,000
40,000
Vegetables for processing (wrinkled peas and bush beans)
Legumes cultivated for harvesting the whole plant
Legumes cultivated for harvesting their seeds
Saxon legume cultivation area as a
percentage of the total German area
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Cultivation area
in ha
Percentage of
total area
Implementation of greening measures in Saxony in 2015
(apart from crop diversification and maintenance of permanent grassland)
Land lying fallow
Buffer and edge strips
Landscape features
Areas with short rotation coppice
Areas with catch crops
Areas with leguminous crops
Afforested areas
0
10,000 ha
20,000 ha
30,000 ha
40,000 ha
50,000 ha
60,000 ha
11,116
955
812
109
51,332
15,587
217
1,000 t
GERMANY
GERMANY
GERMANY
%
1,000 t
1,000 t