Scottish farm business income: annual estimates 2019-2020

Farm business level estimates of average incomes for 2019-2020. For the most recent data, visit the Scottish farm business income (FBI) collection page below.

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Data sources and more information

Data Source

Estimates of average farm business income in Scotland come from the Scottish Farm Business Survey. This is an annual survey of around 400 to 500 farms which covers the supported sectors and only includes farms with economic activity of at least £20,079. Part-time farms are not included.

The Scottish Farm Business Income (FBI) publication provides farm business level estimates of average incomes for the accounting year 2019-20, which relates to the 2019 crop year.


Similar surveys take place in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Full results for the United Kingdom are available online.

Data Tables and Methodology

The data used to create the charts in this publication and the methodology document are available online.

If you have any questions or comments about this publication, please email Jay Gillam at or

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