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
Livestock cattle, 2008 - 2020Figures
Livestock cattle, position of dairy cattle and cattle for fattening according to Agricultural Census and Earmark registration
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
The Netherlands in Numbers, 2020Publications
The Netherlands in Numbers, 2020 is the successor to Trends in the Netherlands and the Statistical Yearbooks and Pocket Books.
Dairy goat herd has increased againArticles
The Dutch dairy goat herd keeps growing. As of this year, the herd size stands at 476 thousand, i.e. 4 percent more than last year.
Decline in pig farmingArticles
The number of pig-producing farms has decreased by 12.0 percent from over 4 thousand in 2019 to 3.6 thousand in 2020.
Less nitrogen, phosphate in manure due to fewer cattleArticles
In 2019, nitrogen excretion in animal manure decreased by 2.6 percent on the previous year, to 490 million kg. This is below the nitrogen oxides emission ceiling that has been imposed on Dutch livestock farmers by the European Union.
More goats but fewer pigs and cattleArticles
The number of goats in the Netherlands has increased this year.
Again more cattle grazingArticles
The share of grazing cattle increased again last year, with 71 percent of the dairy herd grazing outdoors against 65 percent in 2016.
National cattle herd declining slightlyArticles
On 1 April 2019, the national bovine herd of the Netherlands stood at nearly 3.8 million.
Slight drop in greenhouse gas emissionsArticles
In 2018, greenhouse gas emissions in the Netherlands were 2 percent lower than one year previously. This is related to less coal being used for electricity production. The emission intensity of the Dutch economy is declining.
Growth in organic livestock farmingArticles
The size of the organic farming sector increased again in 2018.
Phosphate output from livestock manure down againArticles
Phosphate production in livestock manure declined further in 2018
Lower farm income due to less dairy cattle, dry summerArticles
Agricultural income per annual work unit has declined in 2018; by nearly 11 percent relative to 2017.
Again fewer cows and more goatsArticles
On 1 April 2018, there were nearly 4 million head of cattle in the Netherlands, a decline of over 178 thousand (4 percent) on one year previously.
Turnover in dairy farming sector upArticles
Dairy sector turnover has risen by 30 percent on average over the past three quarters
Organic farming grows in poultry and dairy sectorsArticles
Organic farming has grown in the past ten years.
Motor vehicles; overview per period and technological features, 2000-2012Figures
Motor vehicles by age, type of fuel, model, weight of the vehicle and by province of residence and age of the owner
Livestock manure; production, transport and use; key figures, 1950-2013Figures
Manure production, nitrogen and phosphate in manure, nitrogen losses, manure exports, manure processing, manure use
Enterprises; by economic activity, size and legal form, 2006-2010Figures
Number of enterprises by size (8 classes) and legal form (2 classes) Economic activities in 1252 sections/divisions/groups/classes (NCEA 2008)
Local units by economic activity (SIC 2008), region, 2006-2010Figures
Number of local units Economic activity (SIC 2008) and regions
Agricultural census; types of holdings, regional division, 1992 - 2000Figures
Number of holdings, crops, cattle and workers by type of holding (dsus) and regions