Publication - Statistics publication

Scottish farm business income: annual estimates 2015-2016

Published: 27 Apr 2017
Directorate:
Agriculture and Rural Economy Directorate
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786529350

Farm business level estimates of average incomes for the accounting year 2015 to 2016, which relates to the 2015 crop year.

52 page PDF

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52 page PDF

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Contents
Scottish farm business income: annual estimates 2015-2016
Table 5: Percentage distribution of farms according to Farm Business Incomes per unpaid labour (FTE), relative to the minimum agricultural wage (MAW): 2015-16

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Table 5: Percentage distribution of farms according to Farm Business Incomes per unpaid labour (FTE), relative to the minimum agricultural wage (MAW): 2015-16

Type of farm Farm Business Income in 2015/16
<£0 ≥£0
< MAW
MAW
<2 x MAW
≥2 x MAW
<5 x MAW
≥5 x MAW
<10 x MAW
≥10 x MAW
Specialist sheep ( LFA) 29.2 27.1 16.7 22.9 4.2 0.0
Specialist cattle ( LFA) 28.2 25.0 20.2 21.0 4.0 1.6
Cattle and sheep ( LFA) 15.9 30.2 30.2 23.8 0.0 0.0
Cereals 44.1 23.5 16.2 11.8 4.4 0.0
General cropping 23.5 25.5 21.6 17.7 7.8 3.9
Dairy 53.5 11.6 14.0 16.3 2.3 2.3
Lowground cattle and sheep 35.7 42.9 3.6 14.3 3.6 0.0
Mixed 50.7 16.0 16.0 14.7 1.3 1.3
All farm types 34 24 19 18 3 1

Minimum Agricultural Wage is £7.17 per hour

≥ greater than or equal to

< less than


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