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Facts and Figures - Agriculture

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Get a brief overview of Austria’s agricultural sector with these facts and figures.
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  • 6,500

    employees

    Around 6,500 people are employed in the agricultural technology sector.

  • 154,953

    agricultural and forestry enterprises

    In Austria’s small-scale agricultural and forestry sector, there are around 155,000 enterprises.

  • 21.9%

    percentage of organic enterprises

    21.9% of the enterprises in Austria carry out organic farming.

  • 13.84

    billion euros in exports

    The export volume of agriculture was EUR 13.84 billion in 2021.

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Source: Association of Metaltechnology Industries
Agricultural technology - Key data 2021
Companies 33
Staff approx. 6.500
Revenues EUR 3.200 million
Export  EUR 1.900 million
Source: Statistics Austria, AMA-Marketing
Total agricultural foreign trade 2021
Exports  EUR 13.84 billion (+8.5 %)
Imports EUR 13.88 billion (+8.8 %)
Source: Statistics Austria
Structure of agricultural holdings 2020
Number of agriculture and forestry operations154.953
Number of main holdings55.875
Number of subsidiary holdings 88.433
Other10.645
Number of mountain farming operations 54.182
Gross Added Value Austrian agriculture at cost prices (2021) EUR 3.622 billion
Agriculture and forestry workforce420.018

Last update : 17.10.2022