Details of Scottish Government publications for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural theme.
| Agricultural Overview| Agricultural Census | Incomes, Subsidies and Borrowing | Other and Maps | Research Projects| Fisheries | Rural |
Overview of Scottish Agriculture
Agricultural Census Results
Farm Incomes, Subsidies and Borrowing Statistics
Other Agricultural Publications
- Agricultural Maps
Agricultural parish, region and unitary authority maps of Scotland.
Agricultural Statistics - Research Projects
Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics
Scans of agriculture statistics publications dating back to 1912. Land use and livestock datasets from 1883 and labour datasets from 1908 are also available.
Standard Outputs and Standard Labour Requirements
Standard Outputs (SOs) are used to attach values to individual crops and livestock types and to classify farm types in accordance with European Commission regulations. Standard Labour Requirements (SLR) represent the amount of labour required by a holding to carry out all of its agricultural activity and is also used as a measure of farm size. Currently, coefficients based on a five year average centred around 2007 are used to calculate SOs and SLRs:
More information on Standard Outputs and farm typology can be found in the 2013 edition of the Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture (ERSA):