Publication - Statistics

Agriculture facts and figures: 2019

Published: 11 Jun 2019
Directorate:
Agriculture and Rural Economy Directorate
Part of:
Farming and rural, Statistics
ISBN:
9781787818385

Summary booklet of agricultural statistics produced by RESAS (Scottish Government).

12 page PDF

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12 page PDF

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Contents
Agriculture facts and figures: 2019
Arable sector

12 page PDF

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Arable sector

2008 2016 2017 2018
Barley Number of main and minor holdings 8,656 7,603 7,574 7,310
Average area per holding (ha) 37.0 37.7 38.5 39.4
('000 tonnes) 1,935 1,625 1,785 1,656
Wheat Number of main and minor holdings 2,984 2,846 2,879 2,573
Average area per holding (ha) 38.1 38.5 38.0 38.8
('000 tonnes) 987 926 889 681
Oats Number of main and minor holdings 1,613 1,783 1,821 1,750
Average area per holding (ha) 13.5 17.5 17.9 18.3
('000 tonnes) 115 201 185 176
Oilseeds Number of main and minor holdings 1,278 1,060 1,155 1,111
Average area per holding (ha) 26.4 29.0 29.6 29.5
('000 tonnes) 115 102 144 126
Potatoes Number of main and minor holdings 3,249 2,566 2,684 2,533
Average area per holding (ha) 9.2 10.7 10.9 10.8
('000 tonnes) 1,248 1,087 1,163 1,132

Source: From 2009 land use data were collected from the Single Application Form, for holdings claiming Single Farm Payments, and the June Agricultural Census otherwise


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