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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 C26 Number of holdings by Standard Labour Requirements(1) and farm type(2), June 2014

Farm type

Standard Labour Requirements

Total

Very small(<1 FTE)

Small(1 to <2 FTE)

Medium(2 to <3 FTE)

Large(3 to <5 FTE)

Very large (5 or more FTE)

Holdings

Holdings

Holdings

Holdings

Holdings

Specialist cereals

1,936

417

171

119

51

2,694

General cropping

423

226

147

146

122

1,064

Specialist horticulture & permanent crops

447

34

12

18

106

617

Specialist pigs

236

10

9

7

35

297

Specialist poultry

787

25

34

52

31

929

Specialist dairy

30

59

128

306

363

886

LFA cattle and sheep

9,609

1,699

1,002

1,032

985

14,327

Non-LFA cattle and sheep

1,774

240

103

99

71

2,287

Mixed holdings

4,142

542

290

303

221

5,498

General cropping; forage

21,519

240

146

200

205

22,310

Unclassified

1,323

12

12

14

7

1,368

Total

42,226

3,504

2,054

2,296

2,197

52,277

(1) Standard Labour Requirements represent the estimated full-time equivalent (FTE) labour required to farm the crops and animals on the holding1 Standard Labour Requirement (FTE) = 1900 hours per year

(2) The 2015 ERSA uses a farm typology first used for the 2013 June Census. Comparisons with previous years should be made with caution. Further details are available at: www.gov.scot/Publications/2013/06/5219/12

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