Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture: 2010 Edition

DescriptionEconomic Report on Scottish Agriculture 2010 Edition Annual publication providing statistics and commentary on all parts of the Scottish Agricultural Economy
ISBN9780755982790
Official Print Publication DateJune 2010
Website Publication DateJune 16, 2010

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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

Note: Revisions have been made to the data in this publication subsequent to its release. Details of these can be found in the Revisions Log.

SECTION A - AGGREGATE OUTPUT, INPUT AND INCOME

Map 1 Main agricultural areas
Commentary
Table A1 Output, input and income, 2005 to 2009
Table A2(i) Agricultural and other payments and subsidies included in the aggregate account, 2005 to 2009
Table A2(ii) Agricultural other payments and subsidies not included in the aggregate account, 2005 to 2009
Table A3 Investment and interest, 2005 to 2009
Table A4 Average rent by type of farm, 2003 to 2004
Table A5 Estimated balance sheet for Scottish agriculture at current prices, 1999 to 2009
Table A6 Average weekly earnings of regular full-time hired workers, 2005 to 2009
Table A7 Estimated yield and production of cereals, root crops and horticultural crops, 2005 to 2009
Table A8 Yield per hectare of cereals by region, 2008 and 2009
Table A9 Output and utilisation of principal farm crops, 2005 to 2009
Table A10 Output and prices of livestock and livestock products, 2005 to 2009
Table A11 Home grown grains, ex-farm prices by month, 2008 and 2009
Table A12 Fruit and vegetable prices by month, 2009
Table A13(i) Breeding and store stock cattle market prices by month, 2009 (breeding)
Table A13(ii) Breeding and store stock cattle market prices by month, 2009 (store)
Table A14 Breeding and store stock sheep market prices by month, 2009
Table A15 Fatstock market prices by month, 2009
Table A16(i) Prices of fertiliser and lime purchased by Scottish farmers, 2007 to 2009
Table A16(ii) Estimated purchases of fertiliser and lime by Scottish farmers, 2007 to 2009
Table A17 Feeding stuff prices by month, 2009

SECTION B - FINANCIAL RESULTS BY TYPE OF FARM

Financial results by type of farm 2008-09
Executive Summary
Introduction
Annex 1 The time period covered by the FAS 2008/09 Survey
Annex 2 Flow-chart showing the construction of the main economic measures derived from the FAS data
Summary of 2008/09 Farm Accounts Survey ( FAS) results
Table B1 Farm Business Income by farm type
Chart B1 Farm Business Income by farm type
Number of Unpaid Persons involved in the Farm Business
Table B2 Average number of unpaid persons working on farm, by farm type
Chart B2 FBI compared to FBI per unpaid worker ( FTE)
Farm Business Income, Output and Subsidy & Payments
Table B3 Farm Business Income and Subsidy & Payments, by farm type
Chart B3 Farm Business Income and Subsidy & Payments, by farm type
Detailed Farm Business Income assessment by farm type
All Types
Chart B4(a) Selected outputs and inputs, all farm types
Table B4(a) Average cropping and stocking, outputs, inputs, and Farm Business Income by type of farm
Specialist Sheep ( LFA)
Chart B4(b) Selected outputs and inputs, Specialist Sheep ( LFA)
Table B4(b) Average cropping and stocking, outputs, inputs, and Farm Business Income by type of farm
Specialist Beef ( LFA)
Chart B4(c) Selected outputs and inputs, Specialist Beef ( LFA)
Table B4(c) Average cropping and stocking, outputs, inputs, and Farm Business Income by type of farm
Cattle and Sheep ( LFA)
Chart B4(d) Selected outputs and inputs, Cattle and Sheep ( LFA)
Table B4(d) Average cropping and stocking, outputs, inputs, and Farm Business Income by type of farm
Cereals
Chart B4(e) Selected outputs and inputs, Cereals
Table B4(e) Average cropping and stocking, outputs, inputs, and Farm Business Income by type of farm
General Cropping
Chart B4(f) Selected outputs and inputs, General Cropping
Table B4(f) Average cropping and stocking, outputs, inputs, and Farm Business Income by type of farm
Dairy
Chart B4(g) Selected outputs and inputs, Dairy
Table B4(g) Average cropping and stocking, outputs, inputs, and Farm Business Income by type of farm
Lowland Cattle and Sheep
Chart B4(h) Selected outputs and inputs, Lowland Cattle and Sheep
Table B4(h) Average cropping and stocking, outputs, inputs, and Farm Business Income by type of farm
Mixed
Chart B4(i) Selected outputs and inputs, Mixed
Table B4(i) Average cropping and stocking, outputs, inputs, and Farm Business Income by type of farm
Distribution of farms by Farm Business Income
Table B5 Percentage distribution of farms according to Farm Business Income, 2008/09
Chart B5 Distribution of farms by FBI, 2008/09
Balance Sheet Data
Chart B6 Total external liabilities as a percentage of total assets by farm type & tenure 2008/09
Tenant-Type Capital and Flow of Funds
Other Farm Income Measures
Table B7 Impact of definitional differences between 2008/09 FBI and NFI results
Table B8 Relationship between NFI and FBI, National level
Chart B7 Factor impact on FBI, National level, 2008/09
Table B9 Farm Business Income, Net Farm Income and Cash Income by farm type
Net Farm Income, Output and Input performance by quartile
Table B11 Output to Input ratio by farm type
Chart B8 Output to Input ratio by farm type
Trends in Farm Income
Table B12 Trends in farm incomes
Chart B9 Trends in farm incomes
Diversification
Table B13 Diversified activity and incomes
Table B14 Number of farms and average income by farm type
Table B15 Number of diversified activities per farm
Table B16 Number of and income from diversified activities in FAS sample
Chart B10 Average income from diversified activities
Table B17 Range of incomes from diversified activities
Chart B11 Range of incomes from diversified activities
Off-Farm Income
Table B18 Sources and levels of non-farming income, 2008/09
Table B19 Percentage distribution of off-farm income, 2008/09
APPENDIX
Table B6(a) Average opening and closing balance sheets by tenure and type of farm, 2008/09: Owner Occupied Farms
Table B6(b) Average opening and closing balance sheets by tenure and type of farm, 2008/09: Tenanted Farms
Table B6(c) Average opening and closing balance sheets by tenure and type of farm, 2008/09: Mixed Tenure Farms
Table B6(d) Average opening and closing balance sheets by tenure and type of farm, 2008/09: All Tenures
Table B10 Net farm income, outputs and inputs performance bands by quartile
Definition of Terms
Part I: Classification of Farms
1. Type of farm
2. Standard Gross Margin
3. Size of Business
4. Weighted Averages
Part II: Accounting Terms
Part III: Balance Sheets and Flow of Funds
Part IV: Quartiles
Part V : Non-Farming Income
Diversified activities recorded in the Farm Accounts Survey

SECTION C - THE AGRICULTURAL CENSUS

Introduction
Commentary

Land use
Map 2 Farm type by parish (main and minor holdings)
Table C1 Crops, grass and rough grazings on main and minor holdings for each United Kingdom country, June 2009
Chart C1 Agricultural area on main and minor holdings by country, June 2009
Map 3 Less Favoured Areas and non- LFAs
Map 4 Highlands and Islands Enterprise Area
Table C2 Agricultural area on main and minor holdings by Less Favoured Area category and Highland and Islands Enterprise area, June 2009
Table C3 Number of holdings with crops and grass and area of crops and grass on main and minor holdings by region, June 2009
Chart C2 Agricultural land use on main and minor holdings, Scotland 1999 to 2009
Table C4 Number of main and minor holdings and area on main and minor holdings by region and size of holding, June 2009
Table C5 Number of main and minor holdings that are owned/mainly owned and area on these holdings by region and size of holding, June 2009
Table 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 2009
Table C7 Number of holdings with cereals and area of cereals on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2009
Table C8 Number of holdings with wheat and area of wheat on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2009
Table C9 Number of holdings with barley and area of barley on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2009
Table C10 Number of holdings with oats and area of oats on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2009
Table C11 Number of holdings with potatoes and area of potatoes on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2009
Table C12 Number of holdings with oilseeds and area of oilseeds on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2009
Table C13 Area of crops already sown on main holdings by region, December 2009
Table C14 Area and quantity of grass, hay, silage and straw stocks on main holdings by region, December 2009

Livestock
Table C15 Number of livestock on main and minor holdings for each United Kingdom country, June 2009
Chart C3 Cattle on main and minor holdings by country, June 2009
Table C16 Number of livestock on main and minor holdings by Less Favoured Area category and Highland and Islands Enterprise area, June 2009
Chart C4 Livestock on main and minor holdings, Scotland, 1999 to 2009
Table C17(i) Number of main and minor holdings with livestock by region, June 2009
Table C17(ii) Number of livestock on main and minor holdings by region, June 2009
Table C18 Number of holdings with dairy cows and number of dairy cows on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2009
Chart C5 Dairy and beef cows on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2009
Table C19 Number of holdings with beef cows and number of beef cows on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2009
Table C20 Number of holdings with prime cattle and number of prime cattle on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2009
Table C21 Number of holdings with breeding ewes and number of breeding ewes on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2009
Table 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 2009
Table C23 Number of holdings with fattening pigs and number of fattening pigs on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2009
Table 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 2009
Table C25 Number of holdings with breeding fowls and number of breeding fowls on main and minor holdings by region and size group, June 2009
Table C26 Number of livestock on main holdings by region, December 2009

Labour
Table C27 Number of occupiers and employees on main and minor holdings by Less Favoured Area category and Highland and Islands Enterprise area, June 2009
Table C28 Number of occupiers and spouses on main and minor holdings by age group, June 2009
Chart C6 Occupiers, spouses and employees on main and minor holdings, Scotland, 1999 to 2009
Table C29 Number of holdings with occupiers, spouses and employees and number of occupiers, spouses and employees on main and minor holdings by region, June 2009
Table 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 2009
Table C31 Number of employees on main holdings, December 2005 to 2009

Farm types and European Size Units
Table C32 Number and area of main and minor holdings by Main farm type, Standard Gross Margins and Standard Labour Requirements, June 2009
Table C33 Number of main and minor holdings by region and farm type, June 2009
Table C34 Number of main and minor holdings by size group and farm type, June 2009
Table C35 Number of main and minor holdings by European Size Unit and farm type, June 2009
Table C36 Number of main and minor holdings by European Size Unit and region, June 2009
Table C37 Number of main and minor holdings by Standard Gross Margin, Standard Labour Requirements and region, June 2009
Table C38 Number of main and minor holdings by 2000 centred Standard Gross Margin and farm type, June 1999, 2004 and 2009
Table C39 Number of main and minor holdings by Standard Labour Requirements and farm type, June 2009

Farm equipment
Table C40 Number of cultivation, sowing and harvesting machinery items on main holdings, December 2005, 2007 and 2009
Table C41 Number of tractors on main holdings, December 2005 to 2009
Table C42 Number of load handling machinery items, transport vehicles and miscellaneous machinery items on main holdings, December 2005, 2007 and 2009

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