8.4 Total Income from Farming
Estimated Total Income from Farming for 2015 was £667 million in Scotland, about £2,750 million in England, £183 million in Northern Ireland and £175 million in Wales.
However, these differences are partly due to the different sizes of the countries. If the total hectarage of agricultural area is taken into account, agriculture generated about £292 per hectare in England, £177 per hectare in Northern Ireland, £108 per hectare in Scotland and £95 per hectare in Wales.
Chart 8.5 shows the estimated Total Income from Farming, calculated per hectare, for 2014 and 2015. Please note that 2015 figures are very much a first estimates and are likely to change when updated next year.
Chart 8.5 Total Income from Farming per hectare, 2014 and 2015
* England data are obtained from subtracting other nations' data from the UK estimate. Updated estimates for England will be published by Defra in June 2016.