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Results from the June 2013 Scottish Agricultural Census

Results from the June 2013 Scottish Agricultural Census

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

ISBN: 9781782569831

This publication contains results from the 2013 June Agricultural Census on land use, crop areas, livestock and the number of people working on agricultural holdings. For the first time, the publication features cattle figures derived from Cattle Tracing Scheme (CTS) administrative data.

Executive Summary

This publication contains results from the 2013 June Agricultural Census on land use, crop areas, livestock and the number of people working on agricultural holdings. For the first time, the publication features cattle figures derived from Cattle Tracing Scheme (CTS) administrative data.

Census statistics are used by government and stakeholders to assess agricultural activity by different sectors of the industry and to inform related debate and policies. The government also uses these results to meet the requirements of Statistical Regulations of the European Commission.