Main kinds of land use and agriculturally used areas in Germany 1883 to 2001

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Statistisches Reichsamt
  • Statistisches Bundesamt
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    In this study selected results of the main kinds of agricultural land use and other kinds of land use are summarized. The entire land is roughly arranged into „agricultural used land “, „forest area, forests and felling trees “, „boondocks, waste land“, „building and open area “, „industrial area “, „traffic area (roads, railways, air traffic) “, „water area “, park, ornamental gardens, cemeteries “and „sport, flight, and military exercise areas “. The agriculturally used land is arranged according to the main cultural kinds „field “, „garden area “, „fruit plants “, „tree nurseries“, „continuous grassland “, „Rebland “, „Osiers plants, poplar plants, fir tree cultures “. The land use of agriculture differentiates between the cultivation of main field fruits: Grain, leguminous plants, root crops, vegetables, commercial plants and fodder plants. Topics Data-Tables in HISTAT: 1. Economic land by main types of use, German Reich (1883-1939); 2. Economic land by main types of use, German Reich, former federal territory (1883-1989); 3a. Total area by types of use, former federal territory (1938-1978); 3b. Total area by types of use, former federal territory, Germany (1979-2001); 4. Agricultural land, farmland, main grups of fruits, former federal territory, Germany (1950-2001).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1883 / 2001
Geographic Coverage
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • 1883 to 2001 (in the borders of the respective points of time)
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Official Statistics
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 117
    Number of Variables: 104
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8309 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23