Scottish farm business income: annual estimates 2021-2022

Farm business level estimates of average incomes for 2021-2022. A National Statistics publication for Scotland.

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Cereal farm income at a record high

Cereal farms have performed well over the last few years. Average income increased for the second year in a row, to around £84,600 in 2021-22. This is the highest estimate over the last ten years, driven mainly by increased crop output, particularly from wheat.

Figure 4: Average Farm Business Income for cereal farms, 201213 to 202122

A line graph showing the farm income of cereal farms over time, compared to all farms.

Cereal farms tend to make more money than the average farm, but experience fluctuations in performance over time.



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