Bank Advances to Scottish Agriculture 2016

Annual update of the amount lent to the agriculture sector by the clearing banks and other financial institutions.

1. Main findings

Total outstanding bank loans to agriculture were £2.20 billion, up from £2.03 billion last year.

£2.20 billion

Change since last year

£177m (9%)

Real terms [1] change since last year

£155m (8%)

Long term trend in outstanding bank debt [1] , 1980-2016

Long term trend in outstanding bank debt1, 1980-2016

Liabilities by type 2015

Liabilities by type 2015


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