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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 2008 to 2015 for comparison

Table 10 : Holdings with rented land (1) 2008 to 2016

b More accurate tenancy data available
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Percentage change between 2015 & 2016
1. Holdings with rented land 17,996 17,875 16,645 16,627 16,483 17,257 16,760 16,691 16,500 -1.1%
2. Holdings with rented land and no croft 6,770 6,655 6,376 6,277 6,144 6,516 6,636 6,524 6,498 -0.4%
3. Holdings with rented land and with croft 11,226 11,220 10,269 10,350 10,339 10,741 10,124 10,167 10,002 -1.6%
Of which : Holdings providing rented area split on census form 5,633 5,974 6,880 7,886 7,940 8,218 7,550 7,767 7,824 0.7%
Holdings NOT providing rented area split on census form 5,593 5,246 3,389 2,464 2,399 2,523 2,574 2,400 2,178 -9.3%
Rented holdings with croft, also with 91Act , SLDT , LDTs etc. 641 793 958 1,036 1,003 63 66 65 70 7.7%
4. Hence % of crofts with other tenancies 11.4% 13.3% 13.9% 13.1% 12.6% 0.8% 0.9% 0.8% 0.9% 6.9%
5. Estimated number of crofts with other tenancies (line 3 * line 4) 1,277 1,489 1,430 1,360 1,306 82 89 85 89 4.7%
6. Estimated number of holdings with non-croft tenancies (line 2 + line 5) 8,047 8,144 7,806 7,637 7,450 6,598 6,725 6,609 6,587 -0.3%

(1) rented land refers to any tenancy lasting one year or longer, including rented crofts but excluding seasonally let land
b break in time series


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