Organic in Europe
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Organic land area
in 1000 hectares
Organic land use*
Organic retail sales
in million euro
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Retail sales growth
Equivalent spent per capita
Grassland refers permanent meadows and pastures is the land used permanently (five years or more) to grow herbaceous forage crops, either cultivated or growing wild.
• Arable land refers the land under temporary agricultural crops and grassland.
Permanent crops refers to crops sown or planted once, and then occupy the land for some years and need not be replanted after each annual harvest.
• Other refers to agricultural land with unknown details or uses.
• The figures used in the chart displaying retail sales per year growth chart were converted from the local currency to euro. The 1-year and 10-year percentage changes in retail sales was calculated using the local currency.
• In some cases the aggregated organic land use is above 100%. This is due to double-cropping, an agricultural practice where crops are grown on the same plot of land after one another in the same year.