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Tenant Farming Rent Review Survey: final report

Published: 4 Oct 2021

This report presents the findings from a Tenant Farming Rent Review Survey. The research explores tenant farmers’ views and experiences of the current process of rent reviews.

Tenant Farming Rent Review Survey: final report
7. Equalities Information

7. Equalities Information

7.1. Summary of key points

The survey included a set of standard Equalities monitoring questions which showed that:

  • Over 1 in 10 respondents (12%) had a physical or mental health condition or illness lasting or expected to last 12 months or more. This is compared to 32% of the Scottish population.[7] The majority of these individuals said it reduces their ability to carry out day-to-day activities (86%).
  • More than 6 in 10 respondents (61%) said their religion was Church of Scotland compared to 23% of the Scottish adult population.
  • Almost all respondents said they were heterosexual or straight (99%) compared to 95% of the Scottish adult population.
  • The majority of respondents identified as White Scottish (89%) compared to 77% of the Scottish adult population.

7.2. Long Term Physical or Mental Health Condition or Illness

Over 1 in 10 respondents (12%) had a physical or mental health condition or illness lasting or expected to last 12 months or more. Of these individuals, 26% said their condition or illness reduces their ability to carry out day-to-day activities 'a lot' and a further 60% said it reduces their ability 'a little'.

7.3. Religion

Over 6 in 10 respondents (61%) said their religion was Church of Scotland.

Table 7.1 Religion
Unweighted base, n=805 %
Church of Scotland 61.3%
None 29.8%
Other Christian 7.0%
Roman Catholic 1.4%
Pagan 0.3%
Another religion 0.3%

7.4. Sexuality

Almost all individuals who responded said they were heterosexual or straight (99%).

7.5. Ethnicity

The vast majority of respondents (89%) identified as 'White Scottish' and a further 10% said they were 'White other British'.

Table 7.2 Ethnicity
Unweighted base, n=823 %
Scottish 89.2%
Other British 10.1%
Irish 0.1%
Other white ethnic group 0.1%
Other 0.5%

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