The Scottish Government provides statistical reports and economic information on agriculture and fisheries, including results from the main agricultural census and surveys, information on farming incomes and the annual report of sea fisheries statistics.
Overview of Scottish Agriculture
- Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture
An annual publication providing statistics and commentary on all parts of the Scottish Agricultural Economy.
Agriculture Facts and Figures
A quick reference leaflet of agricultural statistics.
Agricultural Census Results
- Results of the June Agricultural Census
Including results of the latest June Agricultural Census, with comparative annual data back as far as 2006.
- Abstract of Scottish Agricultural Statistics
A time series of June agricultural census results providing Scottish agricultural land use, livestock and labour statistics from 1982.
- Results from December Agricultural Surveys
Provides Scotland totals for the annual December survey, based on data from larger agricultural holdings together with estimates for smaller farms
Farm Incomes, Subsidies and Borrowing Statistics
- Farm Business Income
Annual Estimates of farm business level income. Prior to 2014 these were included in the Farm Income Estimates (below).
- Farm Income Estimates
Estimates of Total Income From Farming (TIFF) for 2016, an initial estimate of 2017 TIFF.
- Bank Advances to Scottish Agriculture
Also known as Farm Borrowing Statistics.
Other agricultural publications
- Estimates of the Scottish Cereal Harvest
Final and first estimates of the Scottish cereal and oilseed rape harvest.
- Agricultural Tenancy Statistics
Agricultural tenancy statistics including results of survey of tenanted land.
- Organic Farming Statistics
Summary of organic land, producer, crop and livestock numbers, with UK comparisons
- Results from the Survey of Farm Structure and Methods
Results of the surveys carried out into farming practices and labour in Scotland as part of the EU Farm Structure Survey, including organic farming statistics.
Information on pesticide usage on arable, soft fruit, protected edible, vegetable and grassland and fodder crops from surveillance surveys (links to SASA's (Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture) website).
Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics
Community Ownership in Scotland
- Crofting Commission
Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Northern Ireland
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
- Forestry Commission
- Welsh Government
National Assembly for Wales Agriculture Department
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