Organic Rules and Certification

General statistics, Denmark, 2009

General statistics, Denmark, 2009. [Certification - Statistics]

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Certification Systems Overview: Statistics > 2007
Certification by country:Denmark
Country area [km²]:43094
Agricultural area [ha]:2662590
Agricultural area in percent of total country area:61.8
Organic area including area in conversion [ha]:145393
Organic area in percent of the total agricultural area :5.46
Fully converted organic area [ha]:133947
Area in conversion [ha]:11446
Number of farmers (conventional + organic):44620
Number of certified organic farmers:2835
Certified organic farmers in percent of total farmers:6.35
Total number of certified organic operators (farmers, processors and other operators):3682
Number of certified organic processors:735
Number of other organic operators than farmers and processors:112
Certification scheme:System of designated public control authority(ies)
Number of organic standards applied (excluding the EC 834/2007 unless it is applied by a governmental certification scheme):2
Number of EU registered control bodies:2 (11)
Number of organic logos applied (including certifier logos, but excl. the EU logo and brand logos without "own standards") :2
Links to statistical information:,Økologi_i_tal.aspx?ID=2134,,,,45323734&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL&screen=welcomeref&open=/t_agri/t_org&language=en&product=REF_TB_agriculture&root=REF_TB_agriculture&scrollto=0,
Comments:Statistical data on agriculture and operators are from 2007: Source: Helga Willer, FiBL, 2009. Country areas: Source: EUROSTAT "Country profiles". 2 organic standards are applied: The Danish Regulation based on the EC 834/2007 and the Demeter standards.
Item type:Certification - Statistics
ID Code:1390
Deposited By:Mrs. Lizzie Melby Jespersen
Deposited On:04 Feb 2009 16:16
Last Modified:19 Jun 2009 15:53

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