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Agriculture facts and figures: 2018

Summary indicators concerning aggregate output, inputs and incomes as well as results from the agricultural census and surveys.

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Sector share of output 2017 (%)

Scotland England (1) Wales NI UK EU28 (1)
Cereals 13% 12% 1% 1% 10% 11%
Potatoes 7% 3% 1% 1% 3% 3%
Oilseed rape 1% 3% 0% 0% 2% 2%
Horticulture 10% 14% 3% 5% 14% 20%
Total crops 33% 41% 6% 8% 35% 52%
Cattle 22% 8% 26% 22% 15% 8%
Sheep 7% 4% 17% 4% 6% 1%
Pigs 3% 5% 0% 8% 5% 9%
Poultry 2% 11% 3% 13% 10% 5%
Capital formation 6% 5% 4% 4% 4% 1%
Total
livestock
42% 33% 49% 50% 37% 24%
Milk 14% 12% 32% 32% 14% 12%
Eggs 3% 2% 3% 5% 3% 2%
Total livestock products 17% 15% 36% 37% 17% 15%
Other 8% 11% 8% 4% 11% 9%
Total value (£ million) 3,211 17,189 1,594 2,093 28,069 406,133

Totals may not add up as not all sub-categories are included in the table
(1) England and EU data are 2016

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