Publication - Statistics

Annual Estimates of Scottish Farm Business Income (FBI) 2015

Published: 27 Mar 2015
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781785442520

This publication contains farm business level estimates of average incomes for the accounting year 2013-14, relating to the 2013 crop year.

46 page PDF

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46 page PDF

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Contents
Annual Estimates of Scottish Farm Business Income (FBI) 2015
Table 4a: Average cropping and stocking, output, inputs, and Farm Business Income by type of farm: 2013-14

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Table 4a: Average cropping and stocking, output, inputs, and Farm Business Income by type of farm: 2013-14

Type of farm

Specialist Sheep (LFA)

Specialist Cattle (LFA)

Cattle and sheep (LFA)

Cereals

Number of farms in sample

41

133

57

66

Average size of business (SLR)

3

2

4

2

Average size of farm (hectares)

738

194

526

168

Area of cereals (hectares)

0

12

4

120

Area of potatoes (hectares)

0

0

0

0

Area of oilseed rape (hectares)

0

0

0

8

Area of other crops (hectares)

0

0

0

4

Area of fodder

0

2

2

3

Area of grass

63

115

126

28

Number of ewes

540

186

692

16

Number of suckler cows

6

87

56

6

Number of dairy cows

0

4

0

0

Number of other cattle

9

139

75

20

Headcount of unpaid workers

1.7

2.0

2.0

1.8

Number of unpaid workers (FTE)

1.2

1.5

1.6

1.3

Average output £ per farm

Total crop output

1,244

10,830

3,411

140,510

Total livestock output

31,072

110,436

95,264

15,102

Miscellaneous output

25,876

7,438

12,999

20,755

Total average output

58,192

128,704

111,673

176,368

Subsidy and Payments

37,043

54,771

59,251

40,024

Average inputs - £ per farm

Crop expenses

3,848

21,039

12,650

64,919

Livestock expenses

20,507

53,536

52,053

7,641

Other fixed costs

50,184

85,176

81,636

127,506

Total average inputs

74,539

159,750

146,339

200,066

Diversification Margin

3,519

1,079

1,047

6,933

of which: Diversification Output

4,540

4,063

4,421

12,523

Diversification Input

1,022

2,984

3,373

5,590

FARM BUSINESS INCOME (FBI)

24,214

24,803

25,634

23,259

FBI per unpaid worker (FTE)

20,011

16,759

15,921

17,891

Output:Input ratio (including subsidies)

1.3

1.2

1.2

1.1

Output:Input ratio (excluding subsidies)

0.8

0.8

0.8

0.9

Off farm income (OFI)

9,436

9,559

9,371

9,872

OFI per unpaid worker (FTE)

7,799

6,459

5,820

7,594


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