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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 9. Area of owned and rented land, 2006 to 2016 (1)

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Percentage change between 2015 & 2016
Area rented 1,634,516 1,616,395 1,594,615 1,535,636 1,483,912 1,453,650 1,382,114 1,365,932 1,326,139 1,319,724 1,319,545 0.0%
Area Owned 3,980,234 3,980,991 4,052,291 4,160,158 4,249,175 4,255,907 4,285,772 4,304,459 4,437,900 4,443,906 4,429,108 -0.3%
Total Area in Sole Occupation 5,614,750 5,597,386 5,646,906 5,695,794 5,733,087 5,709,557 5,667,886 5,670,391 5,764,039 5,763,630 5,748,653 -0.3%
Percentage of area rented 29% 29% 28% 27% 26% 25% 24% 24% 23% 23% 23%

(1) From 2009, Total area in sole occupation no longer matches Total Agricultural Area in Table 1b.
This is because land use data is sourced from the Single Application Form while land tenure data is administered via census returns.


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