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

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

Lowland Cattle and Sheep

Mixed

Performance band

Lower 25%

Average

Upper 25%

Lower 25%

Average

Upper 25%

Number of farms in sample

7

27

7

18

71

18

Average size of business (SLR)

2

3

3

3

3

3

Average size of farm (hectares)

102

133

168

244

199

182

Area of cereals (hectares)

11

18

39

76

81

96

Area of potatoes (hectares)

0

0

0

2

1

1

Area of oilseed rape (hectares)

0

0

0

5

4

3

Area of other crops (hectares)

0

0

0

3

2

0

Area of fodder

2

3

6

4

3

3

Area of grass

71

99

113

93

83

70

Number of ewes

245

208

227

188

98

51

Number of suckler cows

49

53

32

48

45

38

Number of dairy cows

0

1

0

0

2

5

Number of other cattle

89

151

278

107

132

167

Headcount of unpaid workers

1.9

2.0

2.4

1.9

2.2

2.5

Number of unpaid workers (FTE)

1.5

1.5

2.0

1.6

1.7

1.9

Average output £ per farm

Total crop output

8,982

17,321

50,755

88,142

91,832

109,456

Total livestock output

53,492

114,106

162,193

92,053

111,983

148,764

Miscellaneous output

2,296

7,591

67,066

16,793

15,747

18,904

Total average output

64,770

139,017

280,013

196,989

219,562

277,124

Subsidy and Payments

31,849

41,834

56,864

54,009

52,661

56,295

Average inputs - £ per farm

Crop expenses

14,324

22,265

40,834

59,374

54,622

60,412

Livestock expenses

36,483

56,182

86,498

49,638

52,234

59,544

Other fixed costs

58,438

78,323

133,527

156,530

138,576

138,724

Total average inputs

109,245

156,769

260,859

265,542

245,433

258,681

Diversification Margin

-1,308

99

-115

1,753

3,113

4,547

of which: Diversification Output

4,508

2,786

141

4,532

5,695

7,299

Diversification Input

5,816

2,687

256

2,780

2,582

2,751

FARM BUSINESS INCOME (FBI)

-13,934

24,181

75,904

-12,792

29,903

79,286

FBI per unpaid worker (FTE)

-9,228

16,677

38,726

-8,200

17,694

41,081

Output:Input ratio (including subsidies)

0.9

1.2

1.3

1.0

1.1

1.3

Output:Input ratio (excluding subsidies)

0.6

0.9

1.1

0.7

0.9

1.1

Off farm income (OFI)

13,211

9,876

1,920

15,652

11,646

5,080

OFI per unpaid worker (FTE)

8,749

6,811

980

10,034

6,891

2,632


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