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

46 page PDF

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

Type of farm

General Cropping

Dairy

Lowland Cattle and Sheep

Mixed

All Farm Types

Number of farms in sample

55

45

27

71

495

Average size of business (SLR)

3

5

3

3

3

Average size of farm (hectares)

171

151

133

199

307

Area of cereals (hectares)

97

8

18

81

41

Area of potatoes (hectares)

16

0

0

1

2

Area of oilseed rape (hectares)

8

0

0

4

2

Area of other crops (hectares)

7

0

0

2

2

Area of fodder

2

8

3

3

3

Area of grass

34

123

99

83

82

Number of ewes

39

20

208

98

234

Number of suckler cows

10

0

53

45

38

Number of dairy cows

0

165

1

2

12

Output yield per dairy cow (ltrs)

7,021

Revenue value pence per litre

31.16

Number of other cattle

32

209

151

132

89

Headcount of unpaid workers

2.0

2.5

2.0

2.2

2.0

Number of unpaid workers (FTE)

1.4

2.1

1.5

1.7

1.5

Average output £ per farm

Total crop output

172,972

10,821

17,321

91,832

55,303

Total livestock output

27,423

449,340

114,106

111,983

97,634

Miscellaneous output

22,865

10,468

7,591

15,747

15,941

Total average output

223,260

470,628

139,017

219,562

168,878

Subsidy and Payments

37,097

43,978

41,834

52,661

46,411

Average inputs - £ per farm

Crop expenses

67,672

34,595

22,265

54,622

33,722

Livestock expenses

14,917

210,694

56,182

52,234

48,348

Other fixed costs

147,927

190,843

78,323

138,576

105,716

Total average inputs

230,516

436,132

156,769

245,433

187,786

Diversification Margin

6,375

1,176

99

3,113

3,031

of which: Diversification Output

17,083

4,593

2,786

5,695

6,981

Diversification Input

10,708

3,417

2,687

2,582

3,950

FARM BUSINESS INCOME (FBI)

36,216

79,651

24,181

29,903

30,534

FBI per unpaid worker (FTE)

26,243

38,854

16,677

17,694

20,631

Output:Input ratio (including subsidies)

1.2

1.2

1.2

1.1

1.2

Output:Input ratio (excluding subsidies)

1.0

1.1

0.9

0.9

0.9

Off farm income (OFI)

11,968

4,899

9,876

11,646

9,887

OFI per unpaid worker (FTE)

8,673

2,390

6,811

6,891

6,680


Contact

Email: Andrew Walker