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3.1. Land area of Hungary by land use categories (1853–)
(1000 hectares)
Year Arable
land
Gardena)a) Orchard Vineyard Grass- land Agricul-tural
land area
Forest Reed Fishpond Productive
land
Unculti- vated
landb)b)
Total
area
1853 3 452.8 80.6 .. 201.4 2 681.6 6 416.4 1 266.0 143.9 .. 7 826.3 1 476.7 9 303.0
1867 3 758.9 86.3 .. 202.6 2 732.3 6 780.1 1 342.0 97.8 .. 8 219.9 1 083.1 9 303.0
1883 4 849.4 89.2 .. 216.9 2 173.0 7 328.5 1 222.9 54.7 .. 8 606.1 696.9 9 303.0
1895 5 103.0 95.0 .. 175.0 2 065.7 7 438.7 1 190.8 48.5 .. 8 678.0 527.7 9 205.7
1913 5 577.6 97.5 .. 214.7 1 682.9 7 572.7 1 096.2 29.3 .. 8 698.2 567.6 9 265.8
1915 5 506.4 95.8 .. 215.8 1 670.3 7 488.3 1 050.3 27.6 .. 8 566.2 565.7 9 131.9
1918 5 514.7 96.1 .. 216.4 1 672.8 7 500.0 1 055.4 29.4 .. 8 584.8 568.0 9 152.8
1921 5 578.2 99.4 .. 218.2 1 678.3 7 574.1 1 098.5 28.1 .. 8 700.7 575.2 9 275.9
1923 5 599.4 99.4 .. 218.0 1 677.0 7 593.8 1 092.5 29.6 .. 8 715.9 576.9 9 292.8
1925 5 590.3 102.2 .. 215.9 1 681.0 7 589.4 1 090.8 29.6 .. 8 709.8 586.2 9 296.0
1926 5 588.4 102.6 .. 215.2 1 680.1 7 586.3 1 091.3 29.5 .. 8 707.1 587.6 9 294.7
1927 5 588.6 104.0 .. 214.5 1 678.4 7 585.5 1 091.2 29.6 .. 8 706.3 589.7 9 296.0
1928 5 586.2 106.0 .. 215.8 1 677.1 7 585.1 1 095.7 30.3 .. 8 711.1 589.4 9 300.5
1929 5 589.3 107.2 .. 215.3 1 670.4 7 582.2 1 095.1 30.4 .. 8 707.7 589.8 9 297.5
1930 5 586.7 107.0 .. 214.2 1 668.6 7 576.5 1 095.2 30.4 .. 8 702.1 595.2 9 297.3
1931 5 588.2 108.4 .. 212.4 1 668.5 7 577.5 1 094.1 30.5 .. 8 702.1 596.4 9 298.5
1932 5 589.0 108.9 .. 211.9 1 665.6 7 575.4 1 095.0 30.5 .. 8 700.9 597.4 9 298.3
1933 5 593.3 110.3 .. 210.4 1 661.5 7 575.5 1 096.0 30.8 .. 8 702.3 598.5 9 300.8
1934 5 595.7 112.4 .. 207.8 1 655.7 7 571.6 1 095.6 30.9 .. 8 698.1 601.7 9 299.8
1935 5 601.1 113.9 .. 206.8 1 644.4 7 566.2 1 099.2 32.0 .. 8 697.4 603.1 9 300.5
1936 5 611.4 116.5 .. 207.2 1 631.1 7 566.2 1 100.0 30.4 .. 8 696.6 604.3 9 300.9
1937 5 613.9 117.8 .. 208.1 1 622.3 7 562.1 1 103.1 30.3 .. 8 695.5 606.8 9 302.3
1938 5 618.1 119.6 .. 208.3 1 610.7 7 556.7 1 106.0 30.2 .. 8 692.9 609.4 9 302.3
1939 5 611.5 119.6 .. 209.6 1 603.1 7 543.8 1 115.5 30.2 .. 8 689.5 608.2 9 297.7
1940 5 616.9 119.6 .. 211.7 1 604.5 7 552.7 1 115.5 30.2 .. 8 698.4 599.3 9 297.7
1941 5 616.5 119.6 .. 214.3 1 606.6 7 557.0 1 115.5 30.2 .. 8 702.7 586.9 9 289.6
1942 5 618.4 119.6 .. 217.4 1 608.0 7 563.4 1 115.5 30.2 .. 8 709.1 580.6 9 289.7
1943 5 599.5 .. .. 223.8 .. 7 563.4 1 115.5 30.2 .. 8 709.1 580.6 9 289.7
1944 5 585.5 .. .. .. .. 7 561.2 1 115.5 30.2 .. 8 706.9 585.4 9 292.3
1945 5 567.1 115.1 .. 215.4 1 600.7 7 498.3 1 115.5 28.8 .. 8 642.6 649.7 9 292.3
1946 5 598.1 130.1 .. 216.7 1 585.5 7 530.4 1 124.2 28.7 .. 8 683.3 615.3 9 298.6
1947 5 594.8 131.7 .. 215.8 1 585.0 7 527.3 1 126.1 28.4 .. 8 681.8 617.7 9 299.5
1948 5 509.5 144.7 .. 240.5 1 566.9 7 461.6 1 150.3 30.8 .. 8 642.7 655.7 9 298.4
1949 5 507.2 144.4 .. 233.6 1 520.4 7 405.6 1 165.9 31.1 .. 8 602.6 696.4 9 299.0
1950 5 518.1 94.4 58.1 230.2 1 474.7 7 375.5 1 165.9 29.4 .. 8 570.8 728.2 9 299.0
1951 5 518.7 88.0 57.6 228.5 1 455.3 7 348.1 1 165.3 29.9 .. 8 543.3 755.7 9 299.0
1952 5 527.3 83.7 59.1 225.3 1 441.8 7 337.2 1 172.6 30.2 .. 8 540.0 759.0 9 299.0
1953 5 492.8 88.6 58.9 215.8 1 421.4 7 277.5 1 248.7 28.8 .. 8 555.0 748.1 9 303.1c)c)
1954 5 466.9 90.1 62.4 215.8 1 441.5 7 276.7 1 248.8 26.6 .. 8 552.1 751.0 9 303.1
1955 5 402.9 104.9 64.9 201.4 1 471.4 7 245.5 1 257.4 26.2 .. 8 529.1 774.0 9 303.1
1956 5 395.2 106.3 66.3 195.6 1 450.2 7 213.6 1 263.1 26.5 .. 8 503.2 799.9 9 303.1
1957 5 388.7 109.2 66.7 195.7 1 440.9 7 201.2 1 271.6 25.0 .. 8 497.8 805.3 9 303.1
1958 5 378.1 108.8 69.4 198.5 1 440.8 7 195.6 1 272.5 24.8 .. 8 492.9 810.2 9 303.1
1959 5 369.6 111.3 70.2 200.7 1 434.9 7 186.7 1 277.5 24.8 .. 8 489.0 814.1 9 303.1
1960 5 309.8 107.5 82.3 203.6 1 437.9 7 141.1 1 306.2 26.1 .. 8 473.4 829.7 9 303.1
1961 5 208.0 114.3 97.8 204.4 1 459.3 7 083.8 1 334.2 26.8 .. 8 444.8 858.3 9 303.1
1962 5 135.2 144.0 124.2 219.0 1 390.3 7 012.7 1 367.6 28.5 .. 8 408.8 894.3 9 303.1
1963 5 106.4 154.9 134.9 229.3 1 359.3 6 984.8 1 389.2 27.3 .. 8 401.3 902.0 9 303.3
1964 5 086.2 156.1 153.4 242.6 1 341.5 6 979.8 1 400.9 28.1 .. 8 408.8 894.6 9 303.4
1965 5 084.5 150.7 167.9 246.6 1 303.9 6 953.6 1 421.5 28.5 .. 8 403.6 899.7 9 303.3
1966 5 076.7 148.2 172.4 244.9 1 285.3 6 927.5 1 441.9 30.1 .. 8 399.5 903.6 9 303.1
1967 5 065.6 148.7 171.6 239.7 1 287.8 6 913.4 1 450.8 30.9 .. 8 395.1 908.2 9 303.3
1968 5 058.0 148.6 170.0 236.1 1 289.9 6 902.6 1 455.2 31.8 .. 8 389.6 913.7 9 303.3
1969 5 053.6 146.7 170.7 233.5 1 283.6 6 888.1 1 463.0 32.1 .. 8 383.2 920.0 9 303.2
1970 5 046.2 146.3 171.6 229.7 1 281.3 6 875.1 1 470.7 32.3 .. 8 378.1 925.1 9 303.2
1971 5 033.0 151.2 171.8 222.3 1 276.8 6 855.1 1 479.8 33.2 .. 8 368.1 935.2 9 303.3
1972 5 026.1 151.2 169.5 218.5 1 281.2 6 846.5 1 483.2 33.3 .. 8 363.0 940.3 9 303.3
1973 5 025.0 151.3 165.3 213.3 1 280.1 6 835.0 1 489.5 33.5 .. 8 358.0 945.3 9 303.3
1974 4 977.7 152.0 163.4 210.4 1 279.2 6 782.7 1 536.0 33.3 23.3 8 375.3 928.0 9 303.3
1975 4 975.6 152.2 161.1 206.2 1 274.8 6 769.9 1 545.3 34.1 23.1 8 372.4 930.9 9 303.3
1976 4 953.7 154.2 163.0 199.8 1 286.5 6 757.2 1 555.6 34.0 25.1 8 371.9 931.4 9 303.3
1977 4 908.8 162.2 159.9 191.8 1 306.8 6 729.5 1 574.6 33.5 24.1 8 361.7 941.6 9 303.3
1978 4 868.5 177.8 156.6 185.7 1 309.3 6 697.9 1 584.3 33.1 24.2 8 339.5 963.8 9 303.3
1979 4 795.6 241.7 143.5 173.8 1 296.6 6 651.2 1 594.0 36.5 25.3 8 307.0 996.5 9 303.5
1980 4 734.7 291.4 138.4 167.8 1 294.2 6 626.5 1 610.3 37.7 25.3 8 299.8 1 003.8 9 303.6
1981 4 687.8 343.1 125.0 161.3 1 284.0 6 601.2 1 620.2 38.4 25.2 8 285.0 1 018.7 9 303.7
1982 4 679.3 339.4 121.2 159.2 1 283.3 6 582.4 1 626.7 39.7 25.3 8 274.1 1 029.5 9 303.6
1983 4 681.3 338.5 114.8 156.7 1 279.2 6 570.5 1 632.7 39.6 26.0 8 268.8 1 034.8 9 303.6
1984 4 687.9 339.1 107.9 154.7 1 264.9 6 554.5 1 639.7 39.7 25.7 8 259.6 1 043.8 9 303.4
1985 4 697.5 338.7 103.5 153.6 1 246.4 6 539.7 1 647.9 39.7 25.9 8 253.2 1 050.1 9 303.3
1986 4 704.9 338.6 99.0 147.4 1 233.7 6 523.6 1 659.2 40.1 26.3 8 249.2 1 054.0 9 303.2
1987 4 709.3 338.3 96.5 144.9 1 222.3 6 511.3 1 669.0 40.0 26.4 8 246.7 1 056.5 9 303.2
1988 4 712.0 338.3 94.9 142.2 1 209.9 6 497.3 1 678.3 40.2 26.5 8 242.3 1 060.8 9 303.1
1989 4 712.7 339.3 94.3 140.3 1 197.3 6 483.9 1 688.2 40.6 26.7 8 239.4 1 063.6 9 303.0
1990 4 712.8 341.1 95.1 138.5 1 185.6 6 473.1 1 695.4 40.4 26.8 8 235.7 1 067.5 9 303.2
1991 4 714.2 341.9 94.1 136.5 1 173.0 6 459.7 1 701.2 40.2 26.4 8 227.5 1 075.7 9 303.2
1992 4 706.9 35.3 94.5 135.0 1 164.0 6 135.7 1 712.2 39.9 27.1 7 914.9 1 388.2 9 303.1
1993 4 712.5 35.3 93.0 131.7 1 156.6 6 129.1 1 763.9 40.4 27.1 7 960.5 1 342.5 9 303.0
1994 4 714.4 35.0 92.7 131.9 1 148.0 6 122.0 1 766.5 40.8 27.2 7 956.5 1 346.5 9 303.0
1995 4 715.9 90.2 93.9 131.3 1 148.0 6 179.3 1 762.9 41.3 27.0 8 010.5 1 292.5 9 303.0
1996 4 712.7 98.2 94.3 130.9 1 148.4 6 184.5 1 764.5 41.2 27.0 8 017.2 1 285.8 9 303.0
1997 4 710.8 109.2 95.6 130.9 1 148.1 6 194.6 1 766.7 41.3 33.0 8 035.6 1 267.4 9 303.0
1998 4 709.5 109.4 96.3 129.7 1 147.8 6 192.7 1 769.3 41.2 32.8 8 036.0 1 267.0 9 303.0
1999 4 708.0 107.7 96.4 127.0 1 147.2 6 186.3 1 774.9 41.1 32.8 8 035.1 1 267.9 9 303.0
2000 4 499.8 101.6 95.4 105.9 1 051.2 5 853.9 1 769.6 60.0 32.0 7 715.5 1 587.5 9 303.0
2001 4 516.1 97.7 97.5 92.9 1 061.2 5 865.3 1 773.3 60.4 32.3 7 731.2 1 572.2 9 303.4
2002 4 515.5 98.5 97.3 92.8 1 063.1 5 867.3 1 787.4 60.5 33.0 7 748.1 1 555.3 9 303.4
2003 4 515.5 96.0 98.3 93.3 1 061.6 5 864.7 1 803.9 60.5 33.4 7 762.4 1 541.0 9 303.4
2004 4 510.3 96.8 102.6 94.5 1 059.6 5 863.8 1 823.4 61.5 33.6 7 782.3 1 521.1 9 303.4
2005 4 513.1 95.9 102.8 86.0 1 056.9 5 854.8 1 836.4 62.0 33.8 7 787.1 1 516.3 9 303.4
2006 4 509.6 96.0 102.8 86.0 1 014.5 5 808.9 1 850.8 61.1 34.2 7 755.0 1 548.4 9 303.4
2007 4 506.1 96.1 101.9 86.0 1 016.9 5 808.9 1 853.2 57.1 34.4 7 751.8 1 551.6 9 303.4
2008 4 502.8 96.1 98.5 82.6 1 009.8 5 789.7 1 890.9 59.4 34.7 7 774.8 1 528.6 9 303.4
2009 4 501.6 96.1 98.7 82.8 1 004.2 5 783.3 1 903.4 60.5 35.8 7 783.0 1 520.4 9 303.4
2010 4 322.1 81.5 93.7 82.8 762.6 5 342.7 1 912.9 65.4 35.5 7 356.4 1 947.0 9 303.4
2011 4 322.3 81.5 92.4 82.1 758.9 5 337.2 1 922.1 65.5 35.4 7 360.3 1 943.1 9 303.4
2012 4 323.6 81.3 92.6 81.6 758.9 5 338.0 1 927.7 65.5 36.8 7 368.0 1 935.4 9 303.4
2013 4 325.7 80.9 92.2 82.0 759.1 5 340.0 1 933.6 65.4 37.0 7 375.9 1 927.5 9 303.4
2014 4 331.3 80.3 92.6 81.2 760.9 5 346.3 1 938.1 65.3 36.6 7 386.4 1 917.0 9 303.4
2015 4 331.7 80.5 92.2 80.6 761.5 5 346.4 1 939.3 65.4 36.4 7 387.6 1 915.8 9 303.4
2016 4 332.4 65.0 92.6 75.7 783.2 5 349.0 1 940.7 49.5 37.0 7 376.2 1 927.2 9 303.4
2017 4 334.3 47.3 93.4 73.4 803.8 5 352.3 1 939.3 41.5 37.1 7 370.2 1 933.2 9 303.4
2018 4 333.7 45.4 94.0 71.5 799.3 5 343.8 1 939.7 35.5 36.6 7 355.6 1 947.8 9 303.4
a)Between 1992–1994 gardens located in the municipal area are excluded. From 1995 the land use category corresponding to actual use.  b)Between 1853–1973 area of fishponds included. Between 1992–1994 gardens located in the municipal area are included.  c)Total area of the country adjusted according to the survey of the State Office of Land-surveying and Cartography  Revised data 

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