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.

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Contents
Annual Estimates of Scottish Farm Business Income (FBI) 2015
Table 6a: Farm business income, outputs and inputs performance bands by quartile: 2013-14

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Table 6a: Farm business income, outputs and inputs performance bands by quartile: 2013-14

Specialist Sheep (LFA)

Specialist Cattle (LFA)

Performance band

Lower 25%

Average

Upper 25%

Lower 25%

Average

Upper 25%

Number of farms in sample

11

41

11

33

133

34

Average size of business (SLR)

3

3

3

2

2

3

Average size of farm (hectares)

648

738

958

196

194

208

Area of cereals (hectares)

0

0

0

9

12

14

Area of potatoes (hectares)

0

0

0

0

0

0

Area of oilseed rape (hectares)

0

0

0

0

0

0

Area of other crops (hectares)

0

0

0

0

0

0

Area of fodder

1

0

0

2

2

2

Area of grass

55

63

73

123

115

132

Number of ewes

532

540

462

207

186

164

Number of suckler cows

8

6

6

86

87

89

Number of dairy cows

0

0

0

0

4

6

Number of other cattle

7

9

10

118

139

169

Headcount of unpaid workers

1.7

1.7

1.4

2.2

2.0

1.7

Number of unpaid workers (FTE)

1.4

1.2

1.3

1.7

1.5

1.5

Average output £ per farm

Total crop output

2,236

1,244

1,770

9,264

10,830

12,670

Total livestock output

29,210

31,072

27,996

87,960

110,436

140,579

Miscellaneous output

15,998

25,876

207,712

5,819

7,438

8,649

Total average output

47,444

58,192

237,479

103,043

128,704

161,898

Subsidy and Payments

28,321

37,043

45,569

48,766

54,771

69,843

Average inputs - £ per farm

Crop expenses

4,510

3,848

3,129

19,105

21,039

20,864

Livestock expenses

26,688

20,507

17,811

55,922

53,536

51,829

Other fixed costs

61,005

50,184

85,961

92,163

85,176

97,406

Total average inputs

92,203

74,539

106,902

167,190

159,750

170,099

Diversification Margin

1,769

3,519

28,129

-987

1,079

1,136

of which: Diversification Output

2,275

4,540

31,471

1,603

4,063

3,675

Diversification Input

506

1,022

3,342

2,589

2,984

2,539

FARM BUSINESS INCOME (FBI)

-14,669

24,214

204,275

-16,367

24,803

62,777

FBI per unpaid worker (FTE)

-10,553

20,011

163,420

-9,461

16,759

43,295

Output:Input ratio (including subsidies)

0.8

1.3

2.9

0.9

1.2

1.4

Output:Input ratio (excluding subsidies)

0.5

0.8

2.5

0.6

0.8

1.0

Off farm income (OFI)

13,038

9,436

4,200

9,439

9,559

7,664

OFI per unpaid worker (FTE)

9,380

7,799

3,360

5,456

6,459

5,285


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Email: Andrew Walker