Results from the June 2012 Scottish Agricultural Census

Final results from the annual agricultural census. Land, livestock and labour items.

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1. Introduction

This publication contains results from the 2012 June Agricultural Census on land use, crop areas, livestock and number of people working on agricultural holdings.

These statistics are used by government and stakeholders to assess agricultural activity by different sectors of the industry and to inform related debate and policies. The government also uses these results to meet the requirements of Statistical Regulations of the European Commission.

This Statistical Publication provides commentary and graphics on the latest annual changes and trends over the past ten years. Accompanying this release is an annex containing the Abstract of Scottish Agricultural Statistics[1], which presents trends going back to 1982.

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