Scottish farm business income: annual estimates 2016-2017

This publication provides estimates of average farm business incomes for the accounting year 2016-17, which relates to the 2016 crop year. For the most recent data, visit the Scottish farm business income (FBI) collection page below.


1 Relates to the 2016 subsidy payments, irrespective of when payments were received.

2 Estimates from Total Income from Farming, which include farm types not included in the FBS, suggest that, overall, agriculture made a profit even when subsidies are excluded.

3 The 2015-16 Farm Business Survey (FBS) was the first year to collect data on BPS.


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