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The e-yearbook of food and natural resource statistics of the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) is now published for the fourth time. The online publication collates the key statistics of the Finnish bioeconomy regarding agriculture, forestry, as well as fish and game.

The yearbook includes statistics, for example, of the structure and production of agriculture, forestry and wood trade, as well as fishing, aquaculture and hunting in Finland. In addition, the publication includes information about prices, profitability and foreign trade. Bioeconomy in Finland is a new theme in this publication. The longest time series date back more than a hundred years.

The up-to-date statistical database in Luke’s stat.luke.fi service supplements the content of the yearbook. It can be accessed through direct links to view numerical data behind diagrams and figures in the yearbook.

The yearbook is available on the internet free of charge.

 

Selections from the publication

  • In 2017, the total number of agricultural and horticultural enterprises in Finland was 48,562, i.e. 1,150 farms fewer than in the previous year.
  • Of the 2,236 million litres of milk produced in 2017, 62 million litres comprised organic milk, up by 14 per cent from the previous year.
  • In 2017, the broad bean area already equalled the potato area in Finland, both being 22,100 hectares.
  • The industrial roundwood felling volume reached a new record in 2017 at 63 million cubic metres.
  • The value of exported forest industry products was nearly EUR 12 billion in 2017, accounting for one-fifth of all goods exported from Finland.
  • The forest sector accounted for 38 per cent and the food sector 23 per cent from Finland’s total bioeconomy output in 2017.

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