Share of total utilised agricultural area used for organic farming by country and in the EU-27, in 2012 and 2021

Figure Created 06 Oct 2023 Last modified 06 Oct 2023
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The figure shows the share of Organic farming area in 2012 and in 2021 in the countries and in the EU, based on EUROSTAT data.

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Additional information

  • UAA: utilised agricultural area.
  • EU-27 aggregate value in 2021 is an estimate; Data (in hectare) for France and Portugal, Slovakia are estimated. 2020 data are used for Greece and Austria as gap filling. Data (in %) is provisional for Cyprus and Montenegro, are estimated for Portugal and Slovakia.
  • Non-EU EEA member countries with available data for 2021: Norway, Switzerland, Türkiye, and for 2012: Norway, Switzerland.
  • Non-EU EEA cooperating countries with available data for 2021: Montenegro, North Macedonia, Albania. No data for 2012.

Data source: ‘Organic crop area by agricultural production methods and crops’, data from 2012 onwards (Geopolitical entity: EU27_2020,Unit of measure: percentage of total utilised agricultural area) (Eurostat, 2023).


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