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Statistics on organic agriculture

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Organic Farming Statistics

Organic agriculture world-wide

The main results of the latest survey on certified organic agriculture world-wide show (data end of 2014) that 43.7 million hectares of agricultural land are managed organically by 2.3 million producers.

The regions with the largest areas of organically managed agricultural land are Oceania (17.3 million hectares or 40 percent of the global organic farmland), Europe (11.6 million hectares or 27 percent of the global organic farmland) and Latin America (6.8 million hectares or 15 percent).

On a global level, the organic agricultural land area increased by 0.5 million hectares compared with with 2013.  

The countries with the most organic agricultural land are Australia (17.1 million hectares), Argentina (3.1 million hectares) and the United States (2.2 million hectares).

The highest shares of organic agricultural land are in the Falkland Islands (36.3 percent), Liechtenstein (30.9 percent), and Austria (19.4 percent).

The countries with the highest numbers of producers are India, Uganda and Mexico.

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