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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 C23 Number and area of holdings by main farm type, total from Standard Outputs(1) and Standard Labour Requirements(2), 2013 and 2014

Main farm type

2013

2014

Holdings

Hectares

Total from Standard Outputs (£)(3)

Average

Standard

Outputs per

holding (£)(3)

Standard

Labour

Requirements

Holdings

Hectares

Total from Standard Outputs (£)(3)

Average

Standard

Outputs per

holding (£)(3)

Standard

Labour

Requirements

Specialist Cereals

2,670

253,642

152,404,426

57,080

2,340

2,694

260,806

161,582,243

59,979

2,522

General cropping

1,079

134,532

164,160,576

152,141

2,358

1,064

136,759

165,400,247

155,451

2,422

Specialist horticulture & permanent crops

674

16,841

187,637,097

278,393

4,145

617

17,122

195,317,162

316,559

4,264

Specialist pigs

306

8,442

31,647,209

103,422

355

297

10,943

34,524,014

116,242

395

Specialist poultry

943

12,421

122,882,254

130,310

770

929

11,596

127,351,030

137,084

824

Specialist dairy

894

130,367

276,434,552

309,211

4,647

886

129,885

287,578,615

324,581

4,817

LFA Cattle and sheep

14,442

3,147,524

449,279,825

31,109

19,169

14,327

3,164,652

442,915,148

30,915

19,218

Non-LFA Cattle and sheep

2,345

88,166

69,177,495

29,500

1,971

2,287

87,970

70,148,545

30,673

1,950

Mixed holdings

5,536

300,427

230,755,713

41,683

5,833

5,498

307,706

237,836,298

43,259

5,966

General cropping; forage

22,163

1,432,506

198,004,917

8,934

4,200

22,310

1,409,293

190,964,243

8,560

4,043

Unclassified

1,664

79,139

0

0

365

1,368

59,235

0

0

268

Total

52,716

5,604,008

1,882,384,064

35,716

46,153

52,277

5,595,968

1,913,617,544

36,605

46,689

(1) Standard Outputs represent the estimated farm-gate worth (£s) of crops and animals without taking account of the costs incurred in production.

(2) Standard Labour Requirements represent the estimated full-time equivalent (FTE) labour required to farm the crops and animals on the holding 1 Standard Labour Requirement (FTE) = 1900 hours per year

(3) The total amounted generated (in £) using the individual SOs on each farm type listed. The individual SO coefficients for crops and livestock are listed here: www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Agriculture-Fisheries/Publications/SOCoeffs

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