The potato production in the Czech Republic is showing a long and steady decline in production area as well as in total yield, as far back as to 1955.

Total Potato Production in 2011 amounted to 973 859 tons harvested from 33 580 Hectares (29 tonnes/ha) according to the Czech Statistical Office.

Compare that to the Czech potato production in 1955 of 5 709 925 from 437 193 Hectares (13 tonnes/ha) illustrates the steep decline. The more recent changes in production are illustrated in the graph below, presented at the 65th Europatat conference in the Czech Republic.

Development of potato area and production in the Czech Republic between 1993/94 and 2011/12. Data source: Czech Statistical Office

Agricultural Statistics Czech Republic
Potato Area Harvested in 2013 :23200.00HaOfficial data
Potato Production in 2012 :697600.00tonnesOfficial data
Potato Production in 2012 :661795.00tonnesOfficial data
Potato Yield in 2012 :294943.00hg/haCalculated data
Potato Yield in 2012 :279238.00Hg/HaCalculated data
Potato Seed in 2012 :85000.00tonnesFAO estimate
Potato Area Harvested in 2012 :23700.00HaOfficial data
Consumption Statistics Czech Republic
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2001:0.00kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed) , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2000:79.77kg/capita/yearPotatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2000:0.00kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed) , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1999:79.03kg/capita/yearPotatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1999:0.00kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed) , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1998:80.17kg/capita/yearPotatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1998:0.00kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
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