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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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Agriculture in the economy

Scotland England (1) Wales NI UK
Agriculture as % of Gross Value Added ( GVA) at basic prices 2017 0.9% 0.4% 0.7% 1.7% 0.6%
Total employed – all sectors (‘000) 2017 2,638 27,149 1,439 829 32,055
Numbers employed in agriculture (‘000) 2017 67 306 52 49 474
Percentage employed in agriculture 2.6% 1.1% 3.6% 5.9% 1.5%

(1) England GVA data is 2016

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