Fruit culture; area fruit orchards, sort fruit, 1992-2016


This table provides information about the culture area of fruit orchards in the Netherlands. The data are broken down by: apples, pears, stone fruit trees (plum trees, sweet cherries, sour cherries), small fruit shrubs (blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, red currants, wine grapes and black currants) and nut trees. The data refer to areas cultivated in the open, and thus exclude fruit culture in greenhouses.

Data available from 1992 to 2016.

Status of the figures:
The figures for the years 1992 to 2015 are final, and the figures for 2016 are provisional. Due to the discontinuation, the provisional figures will not become definite.

Changes as of 12 April 2019:
None, this table has been discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not. This table has been discontinued.

Fruit culture; area fruit orchards, sort fruit, 1992-2016

Periods Total fruit cultivation area (hectare) Apple treesTotal apple trees (hectare) Apple treesApple trees, young plantings (hectare) Apple treesApple trees, old plantings (hectare) Pear treesTotal pear trees (hectare) Pear treesPear trees, young plantings (hectare) Pear treesPear trees, old plantings (hectare) Stone fruit treesTotal stone fruit trees (hectare) Stone fruit treesPlum trees (hectare) Stone fruit treesBlack cherries (hectare) Stone fruit treesSour cherries (hectare) Stone fruit treesOther stone fruit trees (hectare) Small fruit shrubsTotal small fruit shrubs (hectare) Small fruit shrubsBlueberries (hectare) Small fruit shrubsBlackberries (hectare) Small fruit shrubsRaspberries (hectare) Small fruit shrubsRed currants (hectare) Small fruit shrubsBlack currants (hectare) Small fruit shrubsWine grapes (hectare) Small fruit shrubsOther small fruit shrubs (hectare) Nut trees (hectare)
1992 24,268 16,983 900 16,083 5,405 240 5,165 1,248 690 255 278 25 632 164 27 30 132 210 . 69 .
1993 24,149 16,607 735 15,872 5,592 255 5,337 1,218 674 249 271 24 732 190 31 35 153 243 . 80 .
1994 24,072 16,480 644 15,836 5,732 250 5,482 1,154 638 236 257 23 706 183 30 34 147 235 . 77 .
1995 23,122 15,298 627 14,671 5,885 256 5,629 1,188 643 237 288 20 751 174 25 38 148 322 . 44 .
1996 22,907 15,137 714 14,423 5,934 268 5,666 1,121 632 233 238 18 715 163 21 40 143 324 . 24 .
1997 22,961 15,191 831 14,360 6,026 277 5,749 1,008 536 198 259 15 736 160 21 39 140 352 . 24 .
1998 22,431 14,682 876 13,806 5,939 282 5,657 1,017 529 210 258 20 793 171 22 40 164 368 . 28 .
1999 22,029 14,191 948 13,243 6,020 287 5,733 927 464 197 244 22 891 203 26 45 212 368 . 37 .
2000 20,607 12,839 949 11,890 6,019 296 5,723 902 435 198 244 25 847 173 21 36 196 386 . 35 .
2001 19,716 11,718 728 10,990 6,097 317 5,780 939 407 199 305 28 962 164 20 31 202 509 . 36 .
2002 19,568 11,177 609 10,568 6,329 373 5,956 998 431 225 307 35 1,064 182 21 32 244 541 . 44 .
2003 18,773 10,296 598 9,698 6,386 394 5,992 984 382 243 326 33 1,107 198 20 31 245 560 36 17 .
2004 18,717 10,217 574 9,643 6,493 349 6,144 893 308 234 321 30 1,114 209 20 32 246 536 54 17 .
2005 18,567 9,737 649 9,088 6,692 381 6,311 937 297 272 338 30 1,201 254 22 36 271 529 70 19 .
2006 18,655 9,562 673 8,889 6,914 431 6,483 896 260 290 316 30 1,208 260 25 40 280 500 83 20 75
2007 19,019 9,380 619 8,761 7,296 480 6,816 974 277 331 336 30 1,300 280 30 45 290 530 105 20 69
2008 19,405 9,302 611 8,691 7,476 488 6,987 993 262 352 350 30 1,549 419 30 55 310 560 143 32 85
2009 19,688 9,129 378 8,751 7,800 436 7,364 1,017 281 372 335 30 1,634 526 25 45 330 530 147 31 108
2010 19,480 8,681 549 8,132 7,995 595 7,400 1,031 267 357 353 53 1,667 535 30 124 240 545 158 35 106
2011 19,230 8,266 291 7,974 8,203 317 7,886 1,006 257 382 326 41 1,679 584 23 114 237 509 165 46 78
2012 18,784 7,948 224 7,724 8,169 272 7,897 986 243 393 333 17 1,609 586 26 112 220 464 160 41 72
2013 19,062 7,906 306 7,600 8,509 205 8,304 991 241 396 338 16 1,592 577 33 128 218 440 159 38 63
2014 19,183 7,849 438 7,411 8,603 172 8,431 1,035 247 438 337 14 1,637 639 30 146 241 385 158 39 59
2015 19,770 7,600 259 7,341 9,234 346 8,888 1,113 259 508 327 19 1,761 737 36 151 258 352 148 79 61
2016* 19,683 7,335 261 7,074 9,434 383 9,051 1,090 253 529 290 19 1,714 775 28 202 263 277 139 80 61
Source: CBS.
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