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Cereal and oilseed rape harvest: final estimates - 2021

Final estimates of area, yield and production for winter and spring barley, wheat, oats and oilseed rape, for the 2021 harvest.

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Annex A Area, Yield and Production – 2012 to 2021

Year Total Cereals(1) Spring Barley Winter Barley
Area (Hectare) Yield (t/ha) Production (Tonnes) Area (Hectare) Yield (t/ha) Production (Tonnes) Area (Hectare) Yield (t/ha) Production (Tonnes)
2012 456,902 5.48 2,507,016 289,222 5.00 1,446,950 42,816 6.46 276,511
2013 458,219 6.19 2,836,836 296,444 5.78 1,713,548 42,694 6.57 280,511
2014 462,123 6.97 3,221,284 274,377 6.07 1,664,905 52,507 7.82 410,765
2015 443,564 6.99 3,100,624 255,878 5.94 1,520,756 51,808 7.84 406,169
2016 428,348 6.43 2,752,412 238,899 5.43 1,296,481 48,031 6.84 328,766
2017 433,460 6.60 2,859,045 243,838 5.88 1,432,815 47,509 7.41 352,108
2018 419,897 5.98 2,512,412 250,476 5.54 1,387,503 37,542 7.14 268,124
2019 430,292 7.13 3,068,559 242,090 6.38 1,543,825 48,802 8.17 398,748
2020 429,314 7.25 3,112,216 258,702 6.85 1,771,970 43,091 7.29 314,306
2021 430,477 6.65 2,862,362 248,921 5.83 1,450,805 43,246 7.69 332,644
Year Wheat Oats Oilseed Rape
Area (Hectare) Yield (t/ha) Production (Tonnes) Area (Hectare) Yield (t/ha) Production (Tonnes) Area (Hectare) Yield (t/ha) Production (Tonnes)
2012 100,637 6.69 673,288 23,672 4.57 108,249 36,611 2.91 106,420
2013 86,840 7.52 652,933 31,728 5.89 187,021 33,653 3.32 111,652
2014 109,023 9.07 989,347 25,050 6.10 152,924 37,073 3.98 147,570
2015 109,562 9.30 1,019,182 25,615 5.92 151,569 35,797 4.15 148,491
2016 109,594 8.45 925,992 31,210 6.44 200,936 30,731 3.31 101,862
2017 109,489 8.12 889,308 32,625 5.66 184,813 34,187 4.21 144,038
2018 99,778 6.82 680,955 32,101 5.48 175,829 32,736 3.86 126,330
2019 107,480 8.72 936,865 31,920 5.92 189,121 31,808 3.90 124,148
2020 93,538 8.57 801,621 33,984 6.60 224,319 30,793 3.96 121,921
2021 104,571 8.51 890,040 33,739 5.60 188,873 33,188 3.82 126,914

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