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The Potato Sector
In 2013 Greece cultivated potato on 32,700 hectare, resulting in a total production of 829.400 tonnes (reflecting an average yield of just over 25 ton/ha)

The regions of Western Greece, Sterea Greece and the Peloponese account for 43% of the total area given over to potato production while to the north, Macedonia and Thrace account for 30% of the area under potato crops.

Potatoes can be grown in Greece almost year-round due to favorable climatological conditions

Potato consumption in Greece was 65.38 kg/capita/year (fresh + processed) in 2011.

Greece imports a large percentage of its seed potatoes, mostly from the Netherlands.

Agricultural Statistics Greece

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Potato Yield in 2014: 235,796.00 hg/ha Calculated data
Potato Area Harvested in 2014: 26,100.00 ha Official data
Potato Area Harvested in 2014: 23,830.00 ha Official data
Sweet Potato Yield in 2014: 176,618.00 hg/ha Calculated data
Sweet Potato Production in 2014: 848.00 tonnes Official data
Sweet Potato Area Harvested in 2014: 48.00 ha Official data
Potato Production in 2013: 903,486.00 tonnes Official data

Consumption Statistics Greece

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Item-consumption: translated
Sweet Potatoes, Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2001: 0.39 kg/capita/year Calculated data Sweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed), Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2000: 78.97 kg/capita/year Calculated data Potatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes, Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2000: 0.23 kg/capita/year Calculated data Sweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed), Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1999: 78.89 kg/capita/year Calculated data Potatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes, Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1999: 0.28 kg/capita/year Calculated data Sweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed), Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1998: 78.18 kg/capita/year Calculated data Potatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes, Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 1998: 0.21 kg/capita/year Calculated data Sweet Potatoes