Organic agriculture area

  •  08/02/2018

In 2016, organic farming in Belgium occupied 5.8% of the agricultural area. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, this figure must be increased.

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Organic agriculture area

percentage of agricultural area

 19911997200320102011201220132014201520162016//19912016//2011
Belgium0.10.51.73.64.14.54.75.05.15.817.87.2
EU-28----------5.85.85.96.46.8----
//: average growth rates

Calculations FPB based on Statistics Belgium (2017), Chiffres-cl├ęs de l'agriculture 2010-2016 and Agriculture biologique, https://statbel.fgov.be/ and on Eurostat (2017), Organic crop area by agricultural production methods and crops [org_cropar] and Land use: number of farms and areas of different crops by type of farming [ef_oluft], http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 08/11/2017).

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