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Final results of the 2006 June Agricultural Census

FINAL RESULTS OF THE JUNE 2006 AGRICULTURAL CENSUS

TOGETHER WITH FINAL JUNE RESULTS FOR THE YEARS 1996 TO 2005 FOR COMPARISON

Table 1. Agricultural area in hectares, 1996 to 2006

Percentage
change between
199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062005 & 2006
Cereals
Wheat104,040108,730111,25084,540108,88079,71097,19087,500101,13095,60099,6204.2%
Triticale1,0802,0101,6701,5001,5401,5001,2601,3101,2701,1401,29013.2%
Barley - winter63,71079,04077,85058,58061,76055,42061,23055,65056,35051,34053,7004.6%
- spring261,300265,800256,370281,100255,230281,380263,910264,920257,460243,300220,410-9.4%
Oats - winter6,2507,6707,7305,6306,7604,1605,4306,0306,1504,9806,61032.7%
- spring14,02013,80014,33016,92015,42017,42016,48016,31015,68014,97016,0507.2%
Mixed grain4504804405204505304204503204404604.5%
Total450,860477,530469,640448,770450,050440,130445,930432,160438,360411,770398,130-3.3%
Oilseed rape
- winter30,56033,28042,04037,71028,20027,22026,43029,88034,18032,27030,930-4.2%
- spring18,79026,11023,14013,5208,2407,6404,4705,2805,1403,3202,760-16.9%
Total49,35059,39065,17051,23036,44034,86030,90035,16039,32035,59033,690-5.3%
Peas for combining1,4601,7302,1001,8101,6401,9101,4501,6701,5801,3901,4907.2%
Beans for combining3405005106801,1402,1302,1201,9002,8003,4404,52031.4%
Linseed2305201,3904,7702,5401,500860830 (3)630410310-24.4%
Total combine harvested crops502,240539,670538,810507,270491,800480,520481,260471,720482,690452,610438,140-3.2%
Potatoes
Seed15,72013,88014,11014,48014,28013,15013,79012,23011,86011,13011,4402.8%
Ware - harvest by 31 July1,0008907006907701,0409501,180930910830-8.8%
Ware - harvest after 31 July12,85013,08014,16014,69014,77015,46015,47014,82016,33015,80015,8500.3%
Total29,56027,85028,96029,85029,81029,66030,20028,23029,12027,83028,1201.0%
Crops for stockfeeding
Turnips/swedes16,33015,47013,43012,30011,33010,1509,0708,6808,3607,5607,310-3.3%
Kale/cabbage2,9403,2203,0902,8102,5902,5302,2402,1702,1802,5103,02020.3%
Rape3,8204,0004,0303,5103,3203,2502,9402,8603,0103,1403,2202.5%
Fodder beet5806305204804804504003704003403502.9%
Lupins (1)*******790690780580-25.6%
Other crops (2)4,0204,2304,3505,5506,5508,0009,2309,92010,52010,95011,6806.7%
Total27,69027,55025,42024,66024,26024,37023,88024,79025,18025,27026,1703.6%
Vegetables for human consumption12,27011,79011,30010,37010,78010,60010,11010,59010,68010,57011,3006.9%
Orchard fruit5050504050505040405040-20.0%
Soft fruit2,3902,3102,2502,1301,9701,8301,7401,6501,7001,6801,7001.2%
Other crops3,5203,4303,0903,3004,0804,0204,7804,8105,7706,9008,93029.4%
Fallow6,9406,6706,8107,03010,99011,34012,0808,0708,51019,21017,620-8.3%
Set-aside69,54040,30043,42070,87077,93090,06085,58090,68075,12069,49067,490-2.9%
Total crops, fallow, and set-aside654,200659,620660,120655,540651,690652,450649,690640,590638,800613,610599,520-2.3%
Grass
Grass for mowing - under 5 years177,930176,390168,890165,270164,590164,900164,240161,410164,870161,270161,5100.1%
- 5th year & over151,420152,140148,900154,560157,900159,640160,870158,870157,140155,740156,3000.4%
Grass for grazing - under 5 years164,200160,280161,280158,390156,640156,890157,370157,740157,180163,170159,810-2.1%
- 5th year & over652,620660,550673,600698,090707,740735,190768,960774,630745,260754,560769,9802.0%
Total1,146,1701,149,3601,152,6701,176,3001,186,8701,216,6301,251,4301,252,6501,224,4501,234,7301,247,5901.0%
Total area of crops and grass1,800,3701,808,9801,812,8001,831,8401,838,5601,869,0801,901,1201,893,2501,863,2501,848,3401,847,120-0.1%
Rough grazing3,574,4303,494,0503,470,7803,428,7703,399,7703,375,8403,359,7103,313,4903,329,4903,342,3203,429,7102.6%
Woodland165,830178,110185,480197,180200,600202,850209,870236,640238,960238,020249,4404.8%
Other land62,51062,40060,27058,82061,39064,91064,85074,24080,68080,60080,7600.2%
Total agricultural area5,603,1405,543,5405,529,3205,516,6105,500,3205,512,6905,535,5505,517,6105,512,3705,509,2805,607,0201.8%


(1) Lupins are not available before 2003.

(2) Maize is included within 'Crops for stockfeeding - other crops'.

(3) The 2003 figure for linseed also includes flax, which was collected separately for 2003 only.