Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture: 2008 Edition

DescriptionAggregate output, input and income statistics, financial results by type of farm and agricultural census statistics for 2007
ISBN9780755957194
Official Print Publication DateMay 2008
Website Publication DateMay 28, 2008

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Scottish Government Rural and Environment Research and Analysis Directorate
Rural and Environment Analytical Services
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Contents

Scottish Government Statistician Group

List of tables, figures and maps

A Aggregate output, input and income
Map 1 Main agricultural areas
Commentary
A1 Output, input and income, 2003 to 2007
A2(i) Agricultural other payments and subsidies included in the aggregate account, 2003 to 2007
A2(ii) Agricultural other payments and subsidies not included in the aggregate account, 2003 to 2007
A3 Investment and interest, 2003 to 2007
A4 Average rent by type of farm, 2003 to 2007
A5 Estimated balance sheet for Scottish agriculture at current prices, 1999 to 2007
A6 Average weekly earnings of regular full-time hired workers, 2002 to 2007
A7 Estimated yield and production of cereals, root crops and horticultural crops, 2002 to 2007
A8 Yield per hectare of cereals by region, 2006 and 2007
A9 Output and utilisation of principal farm crops, 2003 to 2007
A10 Output and prices of livestock and livestock products, 2003 to 2007
A11 Home grown grains, ex-farm prices by month, 2006 and 2007
A12 Fruit and vegetable prices by month, 2007
A13(i) Breeding and store stock cattle market prices by month, 2007 (breeding)
A13(ii) Breeding and store stock cattle market prices by month, 2007 (store)
A14 Breeding and store stock sheep market prices by month, 2007
A15 Fatstock market prices by month, 2007
A16(i) Prices of fertiliser and lime purchased by Scottish farmers, 2005 to 2007
A16(ii) Estimated purchases of fertiliser and lime by Scottish farmers, 2005 to 2007
A17 Feeding stuff prices by month, 2007

B Financial Results by type of farming

Financial results by type of farms 2006-07
Annex 1 The time period covered by the FAS 2006-07 Survey
Annex 2 Flow-chart showing the construction of the main economic measures derived from the FAS data
Chart 1 Net farm income per farm
Chart 2 Net profit per farm
Chart 3 Cash income per farm
Chart 4 Occupier's net income per farm
B1 Average cropping and stocking, output, inputs and net farm income by type of farm, 2005-06 and 2006-07
B2 Average tenant's capital and net farm income, 2006-07
B3 Average opening and closing balance sheets by tenure and type of farm, 2006-07: owner-occupied farms
B4 Average opening and closing balance sheets by tenure and type of farm, 2006-07: tenanted
B5 Average opening and closing balance sheets by tenure and type of farm, 2006-07: mixed tenure
B6 Average opening and closing balance sheets by tenure and type of farm, 2006-07: all tenures
B7 Farm business fund flows and net profit by tenure and type of farm, 2005-06 and 2006-07: owner-occupied farms
B8 Farm business fund flows and net profit by tenure and type of farm, 2005-06 and 2006-07: tenanted farms
B9 Farm business fund flows and net profit by tenure and type of farm, 2005-06 and 2006-07: mixed tenure farms
B10 Farm business fund flows by tenure and type of farm, 2005-06 and 2006-07: all tenures
B11(i) Percentage distribution of farms according to net farm incomes, 2006-07
B11(ii) Percentage distribution of farms according to net profit, 2006-07
B11(iii) Percentage distribution of farms according to cash income, 2006-07
B12 Net farm income, outputs and inputs performance bands by quartile, 2006-07
B13 Sources and levels of non-farming income, 2006-07
B14 Percentage distribution of non-farming income, 2006-07

C The agricultural census

Commentary

Land use
Map 2 Farm types by parish (main and minor holdings)
C1 Crops, grass and rough grazings on main and minor holdings for each United Kingdom country, June 2007
Chart C1 Agricultural area on main and minor holdings by country, June 2007
Map 3 Less Favoured Areas and non- LFAs (main and minor holdings)
Map 4 Highlands and Islands Enterprise Area
C2 Agricultural area on main and minor holdings by Less Favoured Area category and Highlands and Islands Enterprise area, June 2007
C3 Number of holdings with crops and grass and area of crops and grass on main and minor holdings by region, June 2007
Chart C2 Agricultural land use on main and minor holdings, Scotland 1997 to 2007
C4 Number of main and minor holdings and area on main and minor holdings by region and size of holding, June 2007
C5 Number of main and minor holdings that are owned/mainly owned and area on these holdings by region and size of holding, June 2007
C6 Number of holdings with crops and grass and area of crops and grass on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C7 Number of holdings with cereals and area of cereals on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C8 Number of holdings with wheat and area of wheat on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C9 Number of holdings with barley and area of barley on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C10 Number of holdings with oats and area of oats on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C11 Number of holdings with potatoes and area of potatoes on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C12 Number of holdings with oilseed rape and area of oilseed rape on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C13 Area of crops already sown on main holdings by region, December 2007
C14 Area and quantity of grass, hay, silage and straw stocks by region, December 2007

Livestock
C15 Number of livestock on main and minor holdings for each United Kingdom country, June 2007
Chart C3 Cattle on main and minor holdings by country, June 2007
C16 Number of livestock on main and minor holdings by Less Favoured Area category and Highlands and Islands Enterprise area, June 2007
Chart C4 Livestock on main and minor holdings, Scotland, 1997 to 2007
C17(i) Number of main and minor holdings with livestock by region, June 2007
C17(ii) Number of livestock on main and minor holdings by region, June 2007
C18 Number of holdings with dairy cows and number of dairy cows on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
Chart C5 Dairy and beef cows on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C19 Number of holdings with beef cows and number of beef cows on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C20 Number of holdings with prime cattle and number of prime cattle on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C21 Number of holdings with breeding ewes and number of breeding ewes on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C22 Number of holdings with female breeding pigs and number of female breeding pigs on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C23 Number of holdings with fattening pigs and number of fattening pigs on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C24 Number of holdings with fowls laying eggs for eating and number of fowls laying eggs for eating on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C25 Number of holdings with breeding fowls and number of breeding fowls on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C26 Number of livestock on main holdings by region, December 2007

Labour
C27 Number of occupiers and employees on main and minor holdings by Less Favoured Area category and Highlands and Islands Enterprise area, June 2007
C28 Number of occupiers and spouses on main and minor holdings by age group, June 2007
Chart C6 Occupiers, spouses and employees on main and minor holdings, 1997 to 2007
C29 Number of holdings with occupiers, spouses and employees and number of occupiers, spouses and employees on main and minor holdings by region, June 2007
C30 Number of holdings with full-time employees and number of full-time employees on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2007
C31 Number of employees on main holdings, December 2003 to 2007

Farm types and European Size Units
C32 Number and area of main and minor holdings by Main farm type, June 2007
C33 Number of main and minor holdings by region and farm type, June 2007
C34 Number of main and minor holdings by size group and farm type, June 2007
C35 Number of main and minor holdings by European Size Unit and farm type, June 2007
C36 Number of main and minor holdings by European Size Unit and region, June 2007
C37 Number of main and minor holdings by Standard Gross Margin, Standard Labour Requirements and region, June 2007
C38 Number of main and minor holdings by 2000 centred Standard Gross Margin and farm type, June 1997, 2002 and 2007
C39 Number of main and minor holdings by Standard Labour Requirements and farm type, June 2007

Farm equipment
C40 Number of cultivation, planting and fertilizer distribution and harvesting machinery items on main holdings, December 2003, 2005 and 2007
C41 Number of tractors on main holdings, December 2003 to 2007
C42 Number of drying and storage machinery items, transport vehicles and miscellaneous machinery items on main holdings, December 2003, 2005 and 2007

Appendix
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