New Zealand in Profile: 2011

Land use
2009 2004
Hectares (thousand)
Grazing, arable, fodder, and fallow land 11,413 11,760
Planted production forest 1,623 1,786
Horticultural land 124 131
Other land 1,566 1,827
Total land under farming 14,726 15,504

 

Grazing: stock numbers
2009 2004
(million)
Sheep 32.4 39.3
Dairy cattle 5.9 5.2
Beef cattle 4.1 4.4
Deer 1.1 1.8

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