Publication - Statistics publication

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

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

All Farm Types

Performance band

Lower 25%

Average

Upper 25%

Number of farms in sample

124

495

124

Average size of business (SLR)

3

3

3

Average size of farm (hectares)

261

307

294

Area of cereals (hectares)

38

41

49

Area of potatoes (hectares)

2

2

3

Area of oilseed rape (hectares)

3

2

3

Area of other crops (hectares)

2

2

2

Area of fodder

3

3

3

Area of grass

87

82

96

Number of ewes

262

234

243

Number of suckler cows

40

38

35

Number of dairy cows

12

12

14

Number of other cattle

78

89

121

Headcount of unpaid workers

1.9

2.0

2.0

Number of unpaid workers (FTE)

1.5

1.5

1.6

Average output £ per farm

Total crop output

43,540

55,303

71,157

Total livestock output

81,354

97,634

131,887

Miscellaneous output

11,281

15,941

60,398

Total average output

136,175

168,878

263,442

Subsidy and Payments

42,224

46,411

59,293

Average inputs - £ per farm

Crop expenses

32,197

33,722

39,862

Livestock expenses

49,638

48,348

57,323

Other fixed costs

113,192

105,716

129,103

Total average inputs

195,026

187,786

226,288

Diversification Margin

1,362

3,031

8,288

of which: Diversification Output

5,390

6,981

13,441

Diversification Input

4,029

3,950

5,153

FARM BUSINESS INCOME (FBI)

-15,266

30,534

104,734

FBI per unpaid worker (FTE)

-10,456

20,631

63,862

Output:Input ratio (including subsidies)

0.9

1.2

1.5

Output:Input ratio (excluding subsidies)

0.7

0.9

1.2

Off farm income (OFI)

10,992

9,887

6,948

OFI per unpaid worker (FTE)

7,529

6,680

4,237


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