585 additional organic farms since 2015Articles
Relative to 2021, the total area under organic farming in the Netherlands this year has increased by 3.6 percent to slightly over 80 thousand hectares. This is 59.0 percent more than in 2015.
Agriculture; crops, livestock and land use by general farm type, regionFigures
Agricultural census; crops, livestock, land use and corresponding number of holdings by general farm type and region
Arable crop area 2 percent largerArticles
In 2022, the agricultural area devoted to arable crop farming has increased by 10.5 thousand hectares (2.0 percent) to 536 thousand ha.
Vegetables; yield and cultivated area per kind of vegetableFigures
Area and yield per vegetable Area, yield, kind of vegetable
Government expenditure and consumption; functions, transactions, sectorsFigures
Government expenditure and final consumption by function (COFOG): General public services, defense, health, education and social protection
Livestock on agricultural holdings: reference date 1 April and 1 DecemberFigures
Livestock on agricultural holdings with a Standard Ouptut >= 3000 euro, grazing livestock and housed animals at 1 April and 1 December
Agricultural income up by 1 percent in 2021Articles
In 2021, the income of the agricultural sector is 1 percent higher than in 2020. This year’s animal output is below the level of 2020, but crop output has increased.
Climate and Energy Outlook 2021Publications
The Netherlands Climate and Energy Outlook 2021 (KEV) is a joint publication by PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, TNO Energy Transition, Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the Netherlands Enterprise...
Livestock manure; production, transport and use, key figuresFigures
Manure production, nitrogen and phosphate in manure, nitrogen losses Manure processing, manure exports and manure use
Monitoring the biobased economy from a macro-economic perspectivePublications
This report describes the development, estimation and validation of indicators for a bio-based economy. First a Bio Flow Monitor (BFM) dataset is compiled. From this dataset indicators related to production,...
Built-up area expanding at the cost of farmlandArticles
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 nature...
Ecosystems and wellbeing – the impact of land use changesPublications
To measure well-being in the Netherlands, the 'monitor of well-being and sustainable development goals’ identifies four types of capital: social, human, economic and natural capital.
Gross seed onion yield nearly 12 percent upArticles
In 2021, the gross yield of seed onions was 11.7 percent higher than in the previous year. The gross yield of ware potatoes declined by 10.7 percent. Sugar beet and wheat crop yields remained virtually...
Protein crop cultivation slightly increasedArticles
In 2022, cultivation of protein-rich crops such as alfalfa, field beans and soybeans has increased slightly.
Proximity to facilities; distances by car, regionalFigures
Distances to and number of facilities: healthcare, retail, leisure, schools and culture per municipality and other regional classifications
Milk supply and dairy production by dairy factoriesFigures
Milk supply by dairy farms, production of butter, cheese, milk powder, concentrated milk and whey powder
Ecosystems and well-being – the impact of land use changesPublications
The contributions of ecosystems to well-being depend on the extent and quality of ecosystems. This report shows that the state of natural capital is a cause for concern, and that future spatial claims...
Agriculture’s consumption unchanged for 25 years, despite higher outputArticles
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 livestock...
Area used for horticulture under glass, grass land, gardening, arable land or orchard.
Lower nitrogen and phosphate output from animal manureArticles
In 2021, total nitrogen output from animal manure amounted to 474 million kg, nearly 16 million kg less than in 2020 and over 6 percent below the nitrogen oxides emission ceiling. Phosphorus output amounted...
Renewable energy; consumption by energy source, technology and applicationFigures
Renewable energy; final consumption energy sources/techniques, energy application
Renewable electricity; production and capacityFigures
Production and capacity of renewable energy Hydro power, wind energy, solar energy, biomass