Keywords: economy, energy, efficiency, agriculture, UE


Modern agriculture is dependent on external energy sources. Non-renewable energy sources play a dominant role, which contributes to greenhouse gas emissions and, as a consequence, to environmental degradation. Therefore, it becomes obvious to strive to improve energy efficiency and change the structure of its sources. One of the main research goals was to determine the economic and energy efficiency of agriculture in EU countries and assess its energy consumption by analysing energy consumption per employee or 1 ha of utilized agricultural area. The work analyses changes in energy consumption in agriculture of the European Union and its members. Eurostat data was used for the analysis.


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How to Cite
Wysokiński, M., Golonko, M., Trębska, P., Gromada, A., & Jun Jiang, Q. (2020). ECONOMIC AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY OF AGRICULTURE IN POLAND COMPARED TO OTHER EUROPEAN UNION COUNTRIES. Acta Scientiarum Polonorum. Oeconomia, 19(2), 97-105.