Supply balance sheets of agricultural products, Slovenia, 2016

The lowest self-sufficiency rates remain characteristic for the crop supply balance sheets

In 2016 Slovene citizen consumed on average the most cereals, i.e. 122 kg, and also 113 kg of vegetables and 72 kg of fresh fruits.  

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74-percent rate of self-sufficiency for cereals,
especially low for vegetables, fresh fruits and potato

Domestic production of cereals amounted to almost 640,000 tons in 2016, and the domestic consumption amounted to around 860,000 tons, therefore the self-sufficiency rate reached 74%. Production of fresh fruits amounted to 91,000 tons in the same year, and the domestic consumption almost 210,000 tons. Especially low rates of self-sufficiency were shown by supply balance sheets for vegetables, fresh fruits and potato in 2016; for vegetables it was 42%, for fresh fruits 44% and for potato 55%.


Per capita consumption of agricultural products at a comparable level

In 2016 Slovene citizen consumed on average also 94 kg of meat, 69 kg of potato, 11 kg of eggs and slightly more than 1 kg of honey.

Chart 1: Self-sufficiency rate, calendar year, Slovenia
Chart 1: Self-sufficiency rate, calendar year, Slovenia
Sources: SURS, KIS
Chart 2: Consumption per capita, calendar year, Slovenia
Chart 2: Consumption per capita, calendar year, Slovenia
Sources: SURS, KIS
Table 1: Calendar crop and animal supply balance sheets, Slovenia, 2016
ProductionDomestic useSelf-sufficiency rateConsumption per capita
1,000 t%kg/cap.
Cereals638.1860.974.1121.7
Meat148.5194.576.494.2
Vegetables105.5252.941.7113.4
Potato84.9154.554.968.5
Fresh fruits91.0206.944.071.6
Sources: SURS, KIS
Detailed data and time series are available on the SI-STAT data portal.
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