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Tenanted Agricultural Land in Scotland 2014

Latest statistics of agricultural rents and some data on profitability of tenanted farms

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Table 3: Number of holdings with tenancy and rental arrangements, 2008 to 2014

Number of holdings with one or moreā€¦ 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
91 Act tenancy 6,441 6,723 6,497 6,327 6,100 5,086 4,993
91 Act Ltd Partnership 958 721 613 546 539 553 532
SLDT 509 526 506 539 551 648 834
LDT 205 247 259 289 322 389 528
SLA 98 94 112 119 124 156 149
Holdings with tenancies 8,047 8,144 7,806 7,637 7,450 6,598 6,725
percentage of holdings 15.6 15.7 14.9 14.5 14.2 12.5 12.9
Holdings with rented land 17,996 17,875 16,645 16,627 16,483 16,444 16,760
percentage of holdings 35.0 34.4 31.8 31.6 31.3 31.2 32.1

Note: the total number of holdings with rented land does not equal the sum of the holdings with each tenancy type as a holding may hold more than one type of tenancy.

More accurate data are available since 2013 which will account for some of the large changes between 2012 and 2013. However, there are still known issues with the data, and hence these figures should be regarded as our best estimates.

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