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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 B9 Percentage distribution of farms according to farm business incomes per unpaid labour (FTE), relative to the minimum agricultural wage (MAW)(1): 2013-14

Type of farm

Farm Business Income in 2013-14

<£0

≥£0
<MAW

≥MAW
<2 x MAW

≥2 x MAW
<5 x MAW

≥5 x MAW
<10 x MAW

≥10 x MAW

Specialist sheep (LFA)

26.8

39.0

9.8

12.2

9.8

2.4

Specialist cattle (LFA)

18.8

20.3

28.6

26.3

5.3

0.8

Other cattle and sheep (LFA)(2)

12.3

35.1

21.1

29.8

1.8

0.0

Cereals

31.8

13.6

16.7

22.7

10.6

4.6

General cropping

18.2

21.8

14.6

30.9

9.1

5.5

Dairy

13.3

11.1

15.6

37.8

17.8

4.4

Lowground cattle and sheep

25.9

22.2

22.2

25.9

0.0

3.7

Mixed

22.5

16.9

31.0

25.4

4.2

0.0

All farm types

20.8

21.6

21.8

26.5

7.1

2.2

(1) The minimum agricultural wage (MAW) is the weighted average for 2013 calendar year, with a value of £6.89.

(2) Other cattle and sheep (LFA) excludes farms identified as specialist sheep or specialist cattle.

≥ greater than or equal to.

< less than.

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