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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.

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Contents
Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture, 2016
Table C4 Number of holdings with crops and grass and area of crops and grass by region and sub-region, June 2015

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Table C4 Number of holdings with crops and grass and area of crops and grass by region and sub-region, June 2015

  North West North East South East South West
Total Shetland Orkney Na h-Eileanan Siar Highland Total Grampian Total Tayside Fife Lothian Scottish Borders Total East Central Argyll & Bute Clyde Valley Ayrshire Dumfries & Galloway Scotland
Crops and fallow: holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings holdings
Wheat 125 0 c c c 597 597 1,708 630 354 309 415 438 77 8 60 100 193 2,868
Barley: Winter 76 0 5 0 71 674 674 943 299 182 177 285 380 47 9 77 88 159 2,073
Spring 1,076 c 427 c 632 2,794 2,794 2,446 1,226 426 340 454 1,286 168 97 285 302 434 7,602
Total 1,091 c 430 c 644 2,886 2,886 2,675 1,258 468 386 563 1,398 186 97 310 319 486 8,050
Oats, triticale and mixed grain 325 18 36 43 228 419 419 629 223 161 64 181 286 98 12 50 31 95 1,659
Rape for oilseed and linseed 81 c 0 c c 384 384 727 294 93 139 201 30 19 0 c 0 c 1,222
Potatoes 800 61 98 285 356 482 482 1,175 791 179 92 113 107 8 18 21 32 28 2,564
Peas and beans for combining 21 0 0 6 15 67 67 267 78 49 37 103 51 22 c c c 20 406
Stockfeeding crops (1) 840 110 160 156 414 813 813 625 261 82 70 212 576 40 64 100 85 287 2,854
Vegetables for human consumption 450 37 36 143 234 290 290 819 462 175 90 92 137 15 26 28 33 35 1,696
Orchard and soft fruit 353 c c 91 238 130 130 210 112 39 26 33 170 10 42 c c 37 863
Bulbs, flowers and nursery stock 42 c c 11 25 40 40 75 48 10 12 5 38 6 c 7 8 c 195
All other crops 648 42 124 109 373 1,056 1,056 1,623 641 272 272 438 514 91 51 104 89 179 3,841
Fallow land: 5 years or less 689 13 46 124 506 1,997 1,997 2,036 958 394 312 372 516 115 28 127 85 161 5,238
more than 5 years 304 7 30 99 168 196 196 232 111 39 46 36 139 13 17 42 35 32 871
Total crops and fallow 3,251 217 616 742 1,676 3,703 3,703 3,747 1,661 631 577 878 2,501 312 231 546 519 893 13,202
Grass and rough grazing:
Grass under 5 years old 4,016 198 725 1,037 2,056 3,546 3,546 3,279 1,365 534 490 890 3,389 412 277 c c 1,312 14,230
Grass 5 years old and over 13,909 1,406 1,472 4,217 6,814 6,707 6,707 6,980 2,657 1,135 1,081 2,107 10,768 1,173 1,426 2,504 2,263 3,402 38,364
Sole right grazing 11,005 1,287 1,001 3,009 5,708 3,202 3,202 3,008 1,238 433 437 900 5,645 502 1,375 1,165 951 1,652 22,860
Common grazing 1,051 162 21 318 550 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 68 0 59 c c 0 1,125
Total grass and rough grazing 20,813 1,950 1,929 6,602 10,332 8,179 8,179 8,362 3,257 1,384 1,334 2,387 13,035 1,429 1,960 3,013 2,690 3,943 50,389
Utilised Agricultural Area (UAA) (2) 21,284 1,964 1,976 6,737 10,607 8,635 8,635 8,910 3,558 1,459 1,435 2,458 13,277 1,467 1,987 3,087 2,742 3,994 52,106
Woodland 3,596 185 171 564 2,676 3,049 3,049 3,793 1,367 537 595 1,294 4,902 568 696 1,090 928 1,620 15,340
Other land 8,759 1,038 910 2,294 4,517 4,476 4,476 5,028 2,048 780 761 1,439 7,434 797 1,190 1,564 1,486 2,397 25,697
Total agricultural area (3) 21,647 1,968 2,001 6,778 10,900 8,890 8,890 9,216 3,667 1,530 1,504 2,515 13,675 1,526 2,039 3,215 2,816 4,079 53,428
Crops and fallow: hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares hectares
Wheat 3,498 0 c c c 15,936 15,936 81,365 24,488 15,917 18,032 22,928 8,763 2,398 71 1,196 1,502 3,595 109,562
Barley: Winter 1,386 0 22 0 1,364 20,100 20,100 24,742 6,568 4,790 4,871 8,514 5,580 790 79 1,000 1,022 2,688 51,808
Spring 25,787 c 4,229 c 21,483 106,342 106,342 98,332 52,720 16,282 12,942 16,388 25,417 5,231 1,630 5,107 5,003 8,446 255,878
Total 27,173 c 4,251 c 22,847 126,442 126,442 123,074 59,287 21,072 17,813 24,902 30,996 6,021 1,710 6,107 6,024 11,134 307,686
Oats, triticale and mixed grain 2,715 18 191 66 2,439 5,391 5,391 14,449 4,611 4,103 994 4,740 3,761 1,782 71 633 189 1,086 26,315
Rape for oilseed and linseed 2,051 c 0 c c 10,883 10,883 22,305 7,569 2,640 4,679 7,417 709 434 0 c 0 c 35,948
Potatoes 1,563 15 24 29 1,494 5,298 5,298 18,255 12,681 2,389 1,343 1,842 649 14 13 106 298 217 25,764
Peas and beans for combining 155 0 0 0 155 544 544 4,274 971 525 693 2,085 543 202 c c c 249 5,516
Stockfeeding crops (1) 2,762 181 670 244 1,667 4,362 4,362 5,563 1,896 584 750 2,334 5,156 269 369 715 605 3,198 17,843
Vegetables for human consumption 467 c c c 435 2,057 2,057 13,834 8,138 2,863 1,316 1,519 313 114 10 69 79 43 16,672
Orchard and soft fruit 44 c c 4 40 178 178 1,639 1,336 274 17 12 59 2 5 c c 18 1,919
Bulbs, flowers and nursery stock 31 0 1 3 26 386 386 481 435 11 33 2 48 3 c 11 16 c 947
All other crops 770 9 135 25 602 2,634 2,634 6,384 2,491 767 1,040 2,086 1,628 265 32 644 177 510 11,416
Fallow land: 5 years or less 3,003 14 191 178 2,620 12,224 12,224 12,068 5,957 2,326 1,604 2,181 2,766 758 90 701 442 775 30,061
more than 5 years 1,187 11 130 179 867 662 662 822 398 124 190 109 378 43 31 128 119 58 3,049
Total crops and fallow 45,417 320 5,605 755 38,736 186,999 186,999 304,513 130,259 53,595 48,503 72,157 55,769 12,304 2,413 10,424 9,495 21,132 592,698
Grass and rough grazing:
Grass under 5 years old 30,480 762 9,175 954 19,590 57,994 57,994 59,887 21,339 6,580 7,523 24,445 64,603 5,669 5,205 c c 34,473 212,964
Grass 5 years old and over 232,511 26,678 41,407 25,829 138,597 145,911 145,911 238,567 77,195 24,399 31,163 105,811 510,974 44,102 61,698 95,797 109,504 199,874 1,127,964
Sole right grazing 1,472,394 53,689 32,365 52,990 1,333,350 201,581 201,581 515,249 338,632 3,808 30,137 142,672 759,877 104,339 329,647 77,256 88,922 159,713 2,949,100
Common grazing (2) 568,956 66,629 2,294 216,162 283,871 5,013 5,013 0 0 0 0 0 10,278 0 8,940 c c 0 584,247
Total grass and rough grazing 2,304,341 147,757 85,242 295,935 1,775,408 410,499 410,499 813,703 437,166 34,787 68,823 272,927 1,345,731 154,109 405,489 183,142 208,931 394,060 4,874,274
Utilised Agricultural Area (UAA) (2) 2,349,758 148,077 90,847 296,690 1,814,144 597,498 597,498 1,118,217 567,424 88,382 117,326 345,084 1,401,500 166,413 407,902 193,566 218,427 415,192 5,466,972
Woodland 197,585 122 138 5,655 191,671 70,499 70,499 103,980 52,389 6,503 12,014 33,074 151,961 21,232 54,818 19,199 18,648 38,065 524,026
Other land 81,874 1,110 845 1,360 78,560 17,148 17,148 21,437 11,502 2,182 2,803 4,950 49,209 4,149 19,458 6,407 7,599 11,596 169,669
Total agricultural area (3) 2,629,217 149,309 91,829 303,705 2,084,375 685,146 685,146 1,243,634 631,315 97,068 132,143 383,109 1,602,670 191,794 482,178 219,172 244,674 464,852 6,160,667

(1) Includes lupins and maize.

(2) Utilised agricultural area excludes woodland and other land such as yards and derelict land etc.

(3) Inclusion of common grazing land brings total agricultural area in Scotland to a higher level than that published in the June agricultural census.

c data suppressed to prevent disclosure of individual holdings.


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