Survey Outlines

  • Agricultural Area Survey
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  • Overview
    • Overview
      Title Agricultural Area Survey
      Type of statistics Designated and survey statistics
      Purpose To provide fundamental data necessary for making agricultural policies related to the utilization of land resources, crop production, and demand & supply of food grains
      Periodicity Annual
      History
      • Report statistics on agricultural land were drawn up as administrative surveys from before the establishment of government
      • Approved as designated statistics on May 29, 1967
      • A sample was designed in 1973. An administrative survey was changed to a sample survey in 1974. (Sample designer: M.P.Jha, sample design expert from the UN Advisory Group)
      • A sample was redesigned to reflect the changes in agricultural basis in 1985. The sample was used from 1987. (Sample designer: Prof. Park, Hong-rae, Statistical Research Institute of Seoul National University)
      • A sample was redesigned in 1995. The sample was used from 1996. (Sample designer: Prof. Jeon, Jong-woo, Statistical Research Institute of Seoul National University)
      • The Agricultural Area Survey was separated from the Basic Agricultural Survey. The Basic Agricultural Survey was transferred to the Statistics Korea on May 18, 1999. The Agricultural Area Survey was approved as designated statistics (Approval number: 11433)
      • A sample was redesigned in 2005. The sample was used from 2006. (Sample designer: Prof. Jeon, Jong-woo, Statistical Research Institute of Seoul National University)
      • The Agricultural Area Survey was transferred to the Statistics Korea according to the revision of governmental organization in March 2008. The sample size was reduced from 39.3 thousand to 26.6 thousand. The survey unit was changed into the metric system.
  • Data Provision
    • Data Provision
      Announcement method
      • To announce data at a press briefing and load data on the website of the Statistics Korea in the following January of the reference year
      • To publish a report titled Agricultural Area Statistics in the following February of the reference year
      Announcement periodicity Annual
      Publication title Agricultural Area Statistics
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