4.1.12. Water use in agriculture (2000–)*

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Denomination 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Water sales for irrigation, million cu. m. 215.8 110.7 157.7 189.2 109.0 56.8 69.9 162.7 143.3 161.1 55.0 105.2 192.0 282.3 173.0 192.8 115.8 156.3
Of which:
for the production of rice 35.8 32.7 30.5 28.0 22.0 18.2 24.5 35.5 32.9 21.4 13.0 31.0 35.0 32.1 29.0 37.6 34.5 33.4
Water sales for fishponds, million cu. m 351.3 335.3 315.6 314.0 272.0 302.3 244.7 265.7 297.8 305.1 206.2 281.8 239.0 275.5 320.4 333.2 297.1 342.4
Area with irrigation licence, thousand hectares 235.5 231.2 225.1 225.8 226.0 223.1 199.7 188.8 208.1 202.1 173.8 182.5 190.6 168.3 222.8 197.3 193.2 197.8
Of which:
irrigated 125.3 105.3 123.4 126.9 93.0 68.4 68.4 82.1 93.7 99.7 54.6 72.7 106.5 95.8 130.4 124.3 108.2 108.6
Area of fishponds with licence, thousand hectares 31.5 31.1 31.1 30.0 29.0 33.9 33.0 28.3 32.1 33.9 37.6 50.2 38.5 30.2 36.2 35.6 34.8 33.9
Area of operating fishponds, thousand hectares 28.1 27.5 26.5 26.6 20.0 28.3 25.3 24.5 25.9 28.6 27.4 26.4 31.8 26.1 32.5 30.0 28.2 29.0
*Source: Ministry of Environment and Water.  Revised data 

© Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2011