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Publication - Statistics Publication

Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture, 2016

Published: 14 Jun 2016
ISBN:
9781786522276

Presents an overall picture of Scottish agriculture using data from the various agricultural surveys that RESAS manage.

175 page PDF

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175 page PDF

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Contents
Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture, 2016
Table A5 Output (1) and prices of cattle and sheep, 2011 to 2015

175 page PDF

5.6MB

Table A5 Output (1) and prices of cattle and sheep, 2011 to 2015

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 (prov)
Finished cattle:
Number ('000 head) 460 415 412 411 398
Weight of meat ('000 tonnes) 161.7 147.1 144.3 149.1 147.3
Average price (£ per kg) 3.17 3.50 4.00 3.66 3.61
Value of output (£m) 511.8 515.2 576.7 546.1 531.1
Cows and bulls:
Number ('000 head) 64 65 63 55 61
Weight of meat ('000 tonnes) 22.2 22.7 21.6 19.6 21.8
Average price (£ per head) 850.62 910.07 908.17 843.14 816.38
Value of output (£m) 54.1 59.3 56.9 46.3 50.1
Finished calves:
Number ('000 head) 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
Weight of meat ('000 tonnes) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Value of output (£m) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Subtract QMS levy 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
Stock change (£m) (2) -22.3 13.7 -41.0 -0.1 4.7
Other receipts (£m) (3) 21.9 20.4 20.8 20.6 32.7
Total value of output (£m) 606.8 648.5 649.1 646.6 647.9
Store cattle:
Number ('000 head) 45 53 51 33 34
Average price (£ per head) 1,112.18 1,241.30 1,400.77 1,328.87 1,335.68
Value of output (£m) 36.2 47.8 49.3 33.1 33.6
Store calves:
Number ('000 head) 35.1 45.1 41.6 31.0 33.6
Average price (£ per head) 280.22 391.13 593.09 367.6 549.4
Value of output (£m) 18.3 26.7 27.8 21.3 23.3
Total value of output (£m) 54.5 74.5 77.1 54.3 56.9
Finished sheep:
Number ('000 head) 2,256 2,054 2,162 2,236 2,129
Weight of meat ('000 tonnes) 45.4 41.4 42.7 44.7 43.2
Average price (£ per kg) 4.27 4.19 3.88 4.21 3.88
Value of output (£m) 194.2 174.3 165.8 188.6 168.0
Ewes and rams:
Number ('000 head) 499 415 451 386 445
Weight of meat ('000 tonnes) 16.5 13.5 13.3 12.0 14.3
Average price (£ per head) 72.85 64.3 53.42 62.82 64.82
Value of output (£m) 34.1 25.0 22.6 22.8 27.1
Stock change (£m) (2) -4.1 7.2 -4.4 -4.2 -1.0
Other receipts (£m) (4) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.8
Total value of output (£m) 213.5 197.1 174.4 197.0 189.8
Store sheep:
Number ('000 head) 217 197 206 189 207

(1) Output values also takes into account expenses.

(2) Value of the physical increase in on-farm stocks over the course of the year.

(3) Scottish Beef Calf Scheme up to 2012, Scottish Beef Scheme in 2013 and 2014, and Scottish Suckler Support Scheme in 2015.

(4) Scottish Upland Sheep Support Scheme in 2015.


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