Agriculture and forestry

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Food and Agriculture - Pocket Statistics:

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Forestry - Pocket Statistics

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The main figures

The primary sector comprises agriculture, forestry as well as fishing and fish farming.

Primary sector
Establishments Employees
Agriculture (STRU 2023) 47 719  148 880
Forestry and forestry services (STATENT 2021) 1 447 6 314
Fishing and fish farming (STATENT 2021)  187  554
Sources: FSO - Farm structure survey STRU, Structural Business Statistic STATENT

Further information



Press releases

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Overview page on statistical data on agriculture.

Economic and satellite accounts for the primary sector

Overview page on statistical data on primary sector.

Hunting, fishing and fish farming

Overview page on statistical data on hunting and fishing.


Overview page on statistical data on the food supply chain.


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