Information

Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture, 2016

Presents an overall picture of Scottish agriculture using data from the various agricultural surveys that RESAS manage.

This document is part of a collection


Table B9 Percentage distribution of farms according to farm business incomes per unpaid labour (FTE), relative to the minimum agricultural wage (MAW) (1): 2014-15

Type of farm Farm Business Income in 2014-15
<£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) 26.3 29.0 26.3 15.8 2.6 0.0
Specialist cattle ( LFA) 15.6 28.9 28.2 18.5 7.4 1.5
Other cattle and sheep ( LFA) (2) 9.3 29.6 37.0 20.4 3.7 0.0
Cereals 30.8 23.1 20.0 15.4 9.2 1.5
General cropping 19.0 25.9 15.5 27.6 8.6 3.5
Dairy 6.4 23.4 10.6 44.7 12.8 2.1
Lowground cattle and sheep 31.0 31.0 17.2 13.8 3.5 3.5
Mixed 27.8 26.4 31.9 12.5 1.4 0.0
All farm types 19.9 27.1 24.7 20.5 6.4 1.4

(1) Minimum Agricultural Wage is £7.03 per hour (weighted average for 2014 calendar year).

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

≥ greater than or equal to.

< less than.

Contact

Back to top