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Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture 2015

Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture 2015 presenting an overall picture of Scottish agriculture using data from the various agricultural surveys that RESAS manage.

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Table C19 Number of occupiers, spouses and employees by Less Favoured Area category, June 2014

                                                                                                                 Number

 

LFA(1)

Non-LFA

Total

Working occupiers:

Full-time

6,365

3,275

9,640

Part-time: Half time or more

2,960

925

3,885

Less than half time

9,552

3,212

12,764

Total working occupiers

18,877

7,412

26,289

Occupiers not working on the holding

2,144

1,373

3,517

Working spouses:

Full-time

1,269

473

1,742

Part-time: Half time or more

1,529

613

2,142

Less than half time

6,349

2,463

8,812

Total working spouses

9,147

3,549

12,696

Spouses not working on the holding

1,932

1,264

3,196

Full-time employees:

Male: Business partners

1,367

990

2,357

Hired

3,365

3,940

7,305

Family

1,206

674

1,880

Female: Business partners

199

125

324

Hired

344

681

1,025

Family

231

111

342

Total full-time employees

6,712

6,521

13,233

Part-time employees:

Male: Business partners

446

247

693

Hired

1,305

1,013

2,318

Family

1,356

460

1,816

Female: Business partners

238

135

373

Hired

507

767

1,274

Family

676

265

941

Total part-time employees

4,528

2,887

7,415

Casual and seasonal employees:

Male

1,579

2,831

4,410

Female

347

1,909

2,256

Total casual and seasonal employees

1,926

4,740

6,666

Total employees

13,166

14,148

27,314

Total workforce (including occupiers and spouses)

41,190

25,109

66,299

(1) A holding is classified as LFA if 50% or more of its land is assessed as being disadvantaged or severely disadvantaged for subsidy purposes.

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