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Built-up area expanding at the cost of farmland
The area of land in use for housing, industry and infrastructure increased by 200 square kilometres from 2013 to 2020. The area of land in use for agriculture shrank by 244 sq km. The total area of...
The Dutch agricultural sector in an international context, 2023
This publication describes developments in the Netherlands’ agricultural goods with the rest of the world, including both imports and exports and providing initial estimates for.
Agricultural exports hit record value due to price hikes
In 2022, the Netherlands exported 122.3 billion euros worth of agricultural goods. This is over 17 percent more than in 2021. The increase in the value of agricultural exports comes from higher...
Agriculture’s consumption unchanged for 25 years, despite higher output
Since 1995, the volume of Dutch agricultural production has grown by 20 percent. Nevertheless, there was no increase in the agricultural consumption of environmentally harmful substances such as...
Slightly higher agricultural income in 2022
In 2022, the Dutch agricultural sector generated 1.9 percent more income than in 2021. At the same time, animal output dropped slightly (-0.7 percent) while crop output fell relatively sharply by...
Livestock on agricultural holdings: reference date 1 April and 1 December
Livestock on agricultural holdings with a Standard Ouptut >= 3000 euro, grazing livestock and housed animals at 1 April and 1 December
Particulate matter emissions by agriculture
Between 2000 and 2016, emissions of particulate matter (PM10) by the agricultural sector increased by 3 percent. In this period, the value added of agriculture increased by 19 percent.
Annual rate of change HICP; The Netherlands, Euro area and Europe, 2015=100
Annual rate of change The Netherlands, Euro area and European Union according to the harmonised consumer price index 2015 = 100
Less pesticide used in agriculture
In 2020, Dutch farmers used 5 million kilograms of crop protection products, representing a decrease of more than 11 percent on 2016. The quantity used per hectare decreased by 13.4 percent as of...