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Agriculture & forestry

Type of farming

The type of farming describes the field of specialization of agricultural holdings. Is is determined by the relative contribution of the standard output of the different characteristics of this holding to the total standard output of this one.

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Key figures

Agricultural holdings2016275,400
Organic farms201619,900
Labour2016940,000
Utilised agricultural area201516.7 mn ha
Pigs201727.2 mn
Cattle201712.4 mn
Eggs produced2016 12 bn

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