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

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

General Cropping

Dairy

Performance band

Lower 25%

Average

Upper 25%

Lower 25%

Average

Upper 25%

Number of farms in sample

14

55

14

12

45

12

Average size of business (SLR)

2

3

3

5

5

7

Average size of farm (hectares)

123

171

184

173

151

202

Area of cereals (hectares)

72

97

112

11

8

12

Area of potatoes (hectares)

9

16

20

0

0

0

Area of oilseed rape (hectares)

5

8

8

0

0

0

Area of other crops (hectares)

11

7

9

0

0

0

Area of fodder

2

2

0

7

8

13

Area of grass

24

34

30

140

123

161

Number of ewes

68

39

24

21

20

11

Number of suckler cows

11

10

3

1

0

0

Number of dairy cows

0

0

0

150

165

240

Output yield per dairy cow (ltrs)

6,017

7,021

7,549

Revenue value pence per litre

30.75

31.16

32.31

Number of other cattle

27

32

15

184

209

291

Headcount of unpaid workers

1.7

2.0

2.6

2.2

2.5

2.9

Number of unpaid workers (FTE)

1.3

1.4

1.9

1.6

2.1

2.5

Average output £ per farm

Total crop output

98,372

172,972

225,534

11,153

10,821

19,740

Total livestock output

23,957

27,423

30,850

330,424

449,340

712,548

Miscellaneous output

9,162

22,865

135,189

5,387

10,468

8,248

Total average output

131,491

223,260

391,574

346,964

470,628

740,535

Subsidy and Payments

27,675

37,097

33,140

38,503

43,978

73,435

Average inputs - £ per farm

Crop expenses

45,676

67,672

81,408

28,962

34,595

52,346

Livestock expenses

15,450

14,917

20,309

171,662

210,694

307,665

Other fixed costs

110,983

147,927

232,508

193,371

190,843

250,496

Total average inputs

172,109

230,516

334,225

393,995

436,132

610,507

Diversification Margin

4,686

6,375

4,603

2,406

1,176

1,842

of which: Diversification Output

11,963

17,083

7,264

6,886

4,593

3,107

Diversification Input

7,277

10,708

2,661

4,480

3,417

1,265

FARM BUSINESS INCOME (FBI)

-8,258

36,216

95,091

-6,122

79,651

205,306

FBI per unpaid worker (FTE)

-6,554

26,243

49,016

-3,756

38,854

82,785

Output:Input ratio (including subsidies)

1.0

1.2

1.3

1.0

1.2

1.3

Output:Input ratio (excluding subsidies)

0.8

1.0

1.2

0.9

1.1

1.2

Off farm income (OFI)

14,717

11,968

6,191

6,293

4,899

3,296

OFI per unpaid worker (FTE)

11,680

8,673

3,191

3,861

2,390

1,329


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