Results from the June 2016 Scottish Agriculture Census
Statistics regarding the area of crops and other farmland, livestock, agriculture workforce and rented farmland, for Scotland in 2016.
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Appendix of tables
Final Results of the June 2016 Agricultural Census together with June results for the years 2006 to 2015 for comparison
Table 9. Area of owned and rented land, 2006 to 2016 (1)
|2006||2007||2008||2009||2010||2011||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016||Percentage change between 2015 & 2016|
|Total Area in Sole Occupation||5,614,750||5,597,386||5,646,906||5,695,794||5,733,087||5,709,557||5,667,886||5,670,391||5,764,039||5,763,630||5,748,653||-0.3%|
|Percentage of area rented||29%||29%||28%||27%||26%||25%||24%||24%||23%||23%||23%|
(1) From 2009, Total area in sole occupation no longer matches Total Agricultural Area in Table 1b.
This is because land use data is sourced from the Single Application Form while land tenure data is administered via census returns.
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