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Publication - Statistics Publication

Results from the June 2016 Scottish Agriculture Census

Published: 25 Oct 2016
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786525628

Statistics regarding the area of crops and other farmland, livestock, agriculture workforce and rented farmland, for Scotland in 2016.

66 page PDF

1.9MB

66 page PDF

1.9MB

Contents
Results from the June 2016 Scottish Agriculture Census
Appendix of tables

66 page PDF

1.9MB

Appendix of tables

Final Results of the June 2016 Agricultural Census together with June results for the years 2006 to 2015 for comparison

Table 7. Number of other livestock, 2006 to 2016

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Percentage change between 2015 & 2016
Deer 6,500 6,221 6,213 5,885 6,117 5,977 6,126 6,274 7,007 7,236 7,005 -3.2%
Horses
For agricultural or horticultural use 814 839 724 696 719 768 860 942 950 1,006 1,325 31.7%
Non-agricultural horses 30,400 31,736 31,711 33,741 35,884 36,442 36,621 36,412 36,043 35,402 34,394 -2.8%
Total horses 31,214 32,575 32,435 34,437 36,603 37,210 37,481 37,354 36,993 36,408 35,719 -1.9%
Donkeys : : : : : : : : : 1,265 1,447 14.4%
Goats 4,521 4,184 4,182 3,852 3,695 3,765 3,783 3,966 4,491 4,751 4,614 -2.9%
Camelids (1) : : : : 1,311 1,241 1,538 1,403 1,792 1,778 1,779 0.1%
Beehives (2) : : : : : : : : 4,421 4,901 4,855 -0.9%

(1) Revisions have been made to camelids figures for 2010-13 to include estimates for holdings not returning a census since 2010.
Questions on camelid numbers were introduced to the June Agricultural Census in 2010.
(2) A question on beehives was introduced to the June Agricultural Census in 2014.
: not available - question was not previously asked on the June Agricultural Census


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