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

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

Cattle and sheep (LFA)

Cereals

Performance band

Lower 25%

Average

Upper 25%

Lower 25%

Average

Upper 25%

Number of farms in sample

15

57

15

17

66

17

Average size of business (SLR)

4

4

5

2

2

2

Average size of farm (hectares)

289

526

614

177

168

197

Area of cereals (hectares)

6

4

7

126

120

144

Area of potatoes (hectares)

0

0

0

0

0

1

Area of oilseed rape (hectares)

0

0

0

11

8

10

Area of other crops (hectares)

2

0

0

4

4

7

Area of fodder

3

2

5

4

3

2

Area of grass

128

126

185

26

28

28

Number of ewes

744

692

814

8

16

13

Number of suckler cows

67

56

53

7

6

4

Number of dairy cows

0

0

0

0

0

0

Number of other cattle

89

75

90

12

20

42

Headcount of unpaid workers

2.1

2.0

2.5

1.7

1.8

1.8

Number of unpaid workers (FTE)

1.5

1.6

2.0

1.3

1.3

1.3

Average output £ per farm

Total crop output

3,854

3,411

7,339

131,692

140,510

189,673

Total livestock output

103,234

95,264

124,724

5,119

15,102

35,193

Miscellaneous output

5,112

12,999

16,220

25,698

20,755

35,557

Total average output

112,200

111,673

148,283

162,509

176,368

260,423

Subsidy and Payments

59,095

59,251

78,254

37,920

40,024

52,705

Average inputs - £ per farm

Crop expenses

11,361

12,650

18,231

73,657

64,919

78,663

Livestock expenses

72,210

52,053

54,731

3,596

7,641

14,667

Other fixed costs

101,840

81,636

91,694

152,016

127,506

154,993

Total average inputs

185,410

146,339

164,656

229,270

200,066

248,323

Diversification Margin

-3,828

1,047

3,883

6,606

6,933

10,234

of which: Diversification Output

2,112

4,421

7,104

12,742

12,523

15,477

Diversification Input

5,940

3,373

3,222

6,135

5,590

5,243

FARM BUSINESS INCOME (FBI)

-17,943

25,634

65,763

-22,234

23,259

75,039

FBI per unpaid worker (FTE)

-11,883

15,921

33,214

-17,236

17,891

60,031

Output:Input ratio (including subsidies)

0.9

1.2

1.4

0.9

1.1

1.3

Output:Input ratio (excluding subsidies)

0.6

0.8

0.9

0.7

0.9

1.1

Off farm income (OFI)

9,767

9,371

26,108

13,126

9,872

5,373

OFI per unpaid worker (FTE)

6,468

5,820

13,186

10,175

7,594

4,298


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