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Get a brief overview of Austria’s agricultural sector with these facts and figures.
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  • 5,900

    employees

    Around 5,900 people are employed in the agricultural technology sector.

  • 162,000

    agricultural and forestry enterprises

    In Austria’s small-scale agricultural and forestry sector, there are around 162,000 enterprises.

  • 20.7%

    percentage of organic enterprises

    20.7% of the enterprises in Austria carry out organic farming.

  • 11.5

    billion euros in exports

    The export volume of agriculture was EUR 11.5 billion in 2018.

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Source: Association of Metaltechnology Industries
Agricultural technology - Key data 2018
Companies 43
Staff approx. 5.900
Revenues EUR 2.448 million
Export  EUR 1.576 million
Source: Statistics Austria, AMA-Marketing
Total agricultural foreign trade 2018
Exports  EUR 11.5 billion (+3.4 %)
Imports EUR 12.2 billion (+1.7 %)
Source: Statistics Austria
Structure of agricultural holdings 2016
Number of agriculture and forestry operations162.018
Number of main holdings57.531
Number of subsidiary holdings 89.782
Other14.705
Number of mountain farming operations 58.716
Gross Added Value Austrian agriculture at cost prices EUR 3.19 billion
Agriculture and forestry workforce404.734

Last update : 02. October 2020