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Lower renewable energy share despite more solar and wind energy
In 2021, renewable energy accounted for 12 percent of total energy consumption in the Netherlands.
Decline in pig farming
The number of pig-producing farms has decreased by 12.0 percent from over 4 thousand in 2019 to 3.6 thousand in 2020.
More female farm successors
In 2008, more than 11 thousand farm successors were ready to take over an agricultural or horticultural holding; 8.5 percent of them were women, as against 6.8 percent in 2000.
Further fall in farm businesses
There were 73 thousand agricultural and horticultural enterprises in the Netherlands on 1 April 2009. This is 3 percent less than twelve months previously.
Single farmers have smaller farms
Farmers whose partner also works on the farm have larger farms than single farmers or farmers who run their farm without the help of their partner.
Ecosystems and wellbeing – the impact of land use changes
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.
Marginal reduction farms and horticultural enterprises
On 1 April 2010, there were 72 thousand farms and horticultural enterprises in the Netherlands, a reduction by more than 1 percent relative to the same month last year. This reduction is the smallest...
Monitoring the biobased economy from a macro-economic perspective
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...
Less protein crop farming in the Netherlands
Cultivation of protein crops such as alfalfa, field beans and soybeans has decreased this year.