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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Agricultural Census: June 2017

Published: 11 Oct 2017
Part of:
Farming and rural, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788512862

Statistics on farming in Scotland.

67 page PDF

1.4MB

67 page PDF

1.4MB

Contents
Scottish Agricultural Census: June 2017
Table 7. Number of other livestock, 2007 to 2017

67 page PDF

1.4MB

Table 7. Number of other livestock, 2007 to 2017

Final Results of the June 2017 Agricultural Census together with June results for the years 2007 to 2016 for comparison

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Percentage
change between
2016 & 2017
Deer 6,221 6,213 5,885 6,117 5,977 6,126 6,274 7,007 7,236 7,005 8,039 14.8%
Horses
For agricultural or horticultural use 839 724 696 719 768 860 942 950 1,006 1,325 1,189 -10.3%
Non-agricultural horses 31,736 31,711 33,741 35,884 36,442 36,621 36,412 36,043 35,402 34,394 33,415 -2.8%
Total horses 32,575 32,435 34,437 36,603 37,210 37,481 37,354 36,993 36,408 35,719 34,604 -3.1%
Donkeys : : : : : : : : 1,265 1,447 1,360 -6.0%
Goats 4,184 4,182 3,852 3,695 3,765 3,783 3,966 4,491 4,751 4,614 4,877 5.7%
Camelids (1) : : : 1,311 1,241 1,538 1,403 1,792 1,778 1,779 1,714 -3.7%
Beehives (2) : : : : : : : 4,421 4,901 4,855 4,284 -11.8%

(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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