Statistics on agriculture, forestry and fisheries; transmission of data

Do you operate a hatchery, a poultry slaughterhouse or a sawmill, or are you a fertilizer dealer, importer or producer? Then you must submit certain data to the Federal Statistical Office when requested to do so.



You operate a business in one of the following areas and the StBA has requested that you submit data:

  • Hatchery with a capacity of at least 1,000 eggs excluding the hatching room
  • Poultry slaughterhouse with EU approval
  • woodworking industry or sawmill
    • Establishments with at least 20 employees where products of the woodworking industry are manufactured. For sawmills, the survey limit is at least 10 employees.
  • fertilizer company,
    • places fertilizer on the market for the first time


If your company is selected, submit your data as follows:

  • You will receive a letter requesting you to submit your data to the Federal Statistical Office.
  • You can find out which information is required in your case from the letter.

Log on to the survey portal of the federal and state statistical offices. Follow the respective instructions to use the online reporting procedure IDEV:

  • Submit data using online electronic forms. IDEV supports you to reduce your effort.
  • You received the access data for IDEV with your letter.
  • If necessary, the Federal Statistical Office will ask you to complete your data.

You will receive a confirmation for the transmission of your data.


If you have been selected and are required to submit data, the deadlines specified in the notice will apply to you.

Processing time

The Federal Statistical Office will confirm the transmission of your data without delay.

As a rule, you will need between 10 minutes and 1 hour for data entry.

Required documents

  • Required Documents

    You do not need to submit any additional documentation.

Online procedures


  • There are no costs for you.


  • Appeal. Detailed information on how to lodge an appeal can be found in the summons.
  • Administrative court action


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