Increased sowing of wheat
It is estimated that the area sown with wheat in 2022 increased by 16 thousand hectares, that is, by 11.1% compared to the previous year.
Decreased sowing of rapeseed
It is estimated that the area sown with rapeseed decreased by 6 thousand hectares, that is, by 20.0% compared to the previous year.
1 FIRST ESTIMATE OF AREAS SOWN WITH IMPORTANT CROPS, 2022
1) Final data.
The Croatian Bureau of Statistics conducted surveys on crop statistics on the basis of the Official Statistics Act (NN, No. 25/20), the Regulation (EC) No. 543/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 June 2009 concerning crop statistics and Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No. 1557/2015 of 13 July 2015 amending Regulation (EC) No. 543/2009 of 18 June 2009 concerning crop statistics.
Sources and methods of data collection
Data on first estimates of areas sown with important crops refer to the situation as on 1 June. These data are first information issued by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics on the situation of areas sown at the end of spring harvest. The following crops are included: wheat, maize, soya beans, rapeseed, sunflowers, sugar beets and potatoes.
Data on areas sown with important crops have been estimated by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics on the following bases:
- results of the Report on Autumn Harvest in 2021 (PO-21 form)
- available administrative sources of the Ministry of Agriculture, database and registers of the Paying Agency for Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development and other relevant sources.
Coverage and comparability
Reporting units are business entities and parts thereof defined in section A Agriculture, forestry and fishing according to the NKD 2007. as well as other business entities and parts thereof engaged in agricultural production but classified in other activities. The coverage is selective. Data are collected on reports mailed to the Croatian Bureau of Statistics.
Reporting units are also private family farms engaged in agricultural production, for which interviewers collect data.
|NKD 2007.||National Classification of Activities, 2007 version|
|NN||Narodne novine, official gazette of the Republic of Croatia|
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