Publication - Research and analysis

Scottish Agricultural Tenure Evidence Review

Published: 27 Jun 2014
Part of:
Research
ISBN:
9781784126018

A review of tenure arrangements in Scotland and case studies of selected countries

122 page PDF

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122 page PDF

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Contents
Scottish Agricultural Tenure Evidence Review
Annex A:Additional Statistical Outputs

122 page PDF

3.4 MB

Annex A:Additional Statistical Outputs

Table 15 Number and proportion of holdings renting land and area rented by region, 2000 and 2013

Region 2000 2013
Holdings % Total Ha % of Total Holdings % Total Ha % of Total
Argyll and Bute 450 30.8% 144,917 32.2% 344 23.1% 122,743 26.1%
Ayrshire 438 16.5% 70,314 29.9% 315 11.2% 52,605 21.7%
Clyde Valley 449 14.7% 59,724 27.3% 341 10.5% 47,650 22.5%
Dumfries and Galloway 958 25.6% 176,285 39.7% 778 19.0% 140,236 30.5%
East Central 274 19.8% 60,715 33.3% 211 13.7% 55,544 28.9%
Eileanan an Iar 837 67.7% 9,770 16.6% 732 58.2% 7,942 15.8%
Fife 286 20.9% 23,629 24.0% 225 14.8% 18,462 18.9%
Highland 1,286 28.6% 381,615 23.4% 903 18.7% 262,177 15.8%
Lothian 318 21.7% 38,531 30.1% 247 16.4% 28,552 22.2%
NE Scotland 1,725 20.8% 194,990 30.8% 1,354 15.3% 167,293 24.2%
Orkney 204 12.5% 11,120 13.0% 162 9.5% 9,704 10.7%
Scottish Borders 580 26.7% 164,695 43.2% 470 18.8% 130,478 34.0%
Shetland 262 41.6% 13,313 37.7% 143 27.4% 10,772 34.0%
Tayside 979 27.7% 243,147 38.5% 650 17.7% 135,858 21.3%

Table 16 Number and proportion of BRNs and area rented by region, 2009 and 2013

Region 2009 2013
BRNs % Total Ha % of Total BRNs % Total Ha % of Total
Argyll and Bute 314 32.9% 130,454 27.3% 289 29.4% 120,126 24.1%
Ayrshire 290 18.5% 57,958 25.4% 268 16.9% 57,073 24.8%
Clyde Valley 272 17.3% 58,518 27.9% 256 15.9% 44,616 23.1%
Dumfries and Galloway 700 27.7% 144,703 33.6% 647 25.0% 138,931 31.4%
East Central 187 23.9% 51,802 29.7% 173 21.3% 54,118 29.0%
Eileanan an Iar 489 68.9% 8,081 22.2% 430 61.7% 6,242 16.2%
Fife 190 26.4% 19,311 18.8% 179 23.9% 17,852 16.5%
Highland 776 29.3% 313,829 21.8% 692 25.3% 249,959 16.7%
Lothian 200 27.1% 32,497 23.5% 188 24.3% 26,689 21.7%
NE Scotland 1,163 24.1% 176,243 26.4% 1,078 22.1% 164,330 24.4%
Orkney 153 15.1% 9,153 12.2% 136 13.4% 8,053 10.7%
Scottish Borders 419 28.8% 135,093 36.1% 403 26.5% 132,058 34.6%
Shetland 150 40.8% 11,388 36.8% 104 31.1% 10,321 34.1%
Tayside 579 28.0% 181,082 27.6% 528 25.2% 142,567 21.6%

Table 17 Number and proportion of holdings renting land and area rented by size grouping, 2004 and 2013

Region 2004 2013
Holdings % Total Ha % of Total Holdings % Total Ha % of Total
Very Small 4,400 16.0% 137,420 17.1% 3,703 12.4% 118,000 12.2%
Small 1,206 31.7% 144,749 26.4% 901 28.0% 129,645 23.3%
Medium 883 36.2% 172,791 29.8% 629 32.1% 118,723 21.8%
Large 1,040 39.3% 349,582 35.0% 835 36.5% 287,599 28.6%
Very Large 851 43.6% 678,532 29.6% 807 38.6% 536,048 23.5%

Table 18 Number and proportion of holdings renting land and area rented by robust farm type, 2000 and 2013

Region 2000 2013
Holdings % Total Ha % of Total Holdings % Total Ha % of Total
Cereals 1,056 29.3% 97,611 28.4% 851 23.1% 85,029 19.9%
General Cropping 862 38.0% 97,535 32.7% 533 27.6% 65,114 20.8%
Horticulture 90 15.6% 853 14.4% 95 12.0% 2,051 7.9%
Pigs 23 15.1% 1,264 8.6% 23 8.6% 327 2.8%
Poultry 68 11.0% 620 8.7% 109 5.9% 1,116 5.0%
Dairy 502 28.5% 44,452 23.0% 310 27.4% 29,456 18.9%
LFA Cattle and Sheep 3,788 38.4% 1,120,184 38.9% 2,624 30.8% 834,639 31.6%
Lowground Cattle and Sheep 305 19.9% 14,694 22.4% 296 15.8% 12,489 19.5%
Mixed 716 33.6% 92,529 31.9% 541 27.8% 87,657 29.0%
Other 1,636 11.2% 123,021 11.1% 1,466 8.5% 70,859 5.2%

Figure 30 Proportion of holdings under tenure arrangements by parish, 2000 and 2013

Figure 30 Proportion of holdings under tenure arrangements by parish, 2000 and 2013

Figure 31 Average area of land under tenure arrangements by parish, 2000 and 2013

Figure 31 Average area of land under tenure arrangements by parish, 2000 and 2013

Figure 32 Proportion of area on full tenancy holdings by NUTSIV Region 2000 and 2013

Figure 32 Proportion of area on full tenancy holdings by NUTSIV Region 2000 and 2013

Figure 33 Average area of fully rented holdings, by region: 2000-13

Figure 33 Average area of fully rented holdings, by region: 2000-13

Table 19 Number of holdings and area under different modes of tenure, 2007-2013

Tenancy Type 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Small Landholders Act Hectares 1,884 1,906 3,753 3,785 5,343 5,696 5,197
Holdings 31 61 60 84 98 102 118
LDT Hectares 27,202 29,951 32,325 44,615 46,100 61,496 76,177
Holdings 107 134 169 192 228 256 292
SLDT Hectares 50,956 64,208 72,713 70,796 67,564 70,639 87,210
Holdings 257 332 367 387 431 447 508
1991 Ltd Partnership Hectares 213,630 230,292 169,904 159,160 163,582 146,814 134,593
Holdings 611 635 497 461 431 430 418
Estimated 1991 Act Hectares 1,150,634 1,091,403 1,077,261 1,029,491 996,412 926,537 886,838
Holdings 7,129 6,794 6,700 6,327 6,163 5,985 5,793
Reported 1991 Act Hectares 848,358 872,612 914,723 903,175 887,423 823,717 791,970
Holdings 3,474 3,734 4,007 4,455 4,680 4,641 4,547

Figure 34 Area let under SLDTs by NUTS IV region, 2007 and 2013

Figure 34 Area let under SLDTs by NUTS IV region, 2007 and 2013

Figure 35 Area let under LDTs by NUTS IV region, 2007 and 2013

Figure 35 Area let under LDTs by NUTS IV region, 2007 and 2013

Figure 36 Area let under Ltd Partnership arrangements, by NUTS IV region: 2006 and 2013

Figure 36 Area let under Ltd Partnership arrangements, by NUTS IV region: 2006 and 2013

Table 20 Regional distribution of seasonally let-out and let-in land 2013 and change from 2000

Seasonally Letting Out Seasonally Letting In
Holdings Letting Out Area Let out Average Area Let out Holdings Letting-In Area Let-In Average Area Let-In
Region 2013 2000-13 2013 2000-13 2013 2000-13 2013 2000-13 2013 2000-13 2013 2000-13
Argyll and Bute 245 2% 48,264 151% 197 147% 215 6% 28,907 67% 134 58%
Ayrshire 701 -5% 31,210 4% 45 10% 479 -14% 24,280 29% 51 50%
Clyde Valley 770 1% 25,511 3% 33 2% 455 -19% 22,857 7% 50 32%
Dumfries and Galloway 849 -8% 40,739 5% 48 14% 752 -11% 49,232 33% 65 51%
East Central 319 6% 13,097 6% 41 0% 174 -4% 8,807 3% 51 8%
Eileanan an Iar 79 10% 13,115 549% 166 491% 11 -62% 1,013 559% 92 1637%
Fife 291 -24% 8,601 -15% 30 12% 185 -16% 10,440 3% 56 23%
Highland 786 6% 242,859 191% 309 176% 393 -12% 70,422 41% 179 60%
Lothian 310 -21% 8,416 2% 27 29% 173 -21% 11,634 50% 67 91%
NE Scotland 1,873 -19% 70,685 17% 38 44% 1,146 -14% 99,972 63% 87 89%
Orkney 446 -2% 17,930 100% 40 104% 276 -19% 10,141 32% 37 62%
Scottish Borders 539 -6% 19,644 1% 36 7% 329 -9% 21,465 30% 65 42%
Shetland 58 2% 1,600 130% 28 126% 17 31% 1,078 149% 63 91%
Tayside 1,002 -17% 54,333 16% 54 39% 476 -10% 45,995 15% 97 28%
Scotland 8,268 -10% 596,002 63% 72 81% 5,081 -13% 406,244 37% 80 57%

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