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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

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67 page PDF

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Contents
Scottish Agricultural Census: June 2017
Table 8a. Number of employees, 2007 to 2017

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Table 8a. Number of employees, 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
Regular full-time staff
Males : Hired 7,418 7,103 7,154 7,836 7,524 7,571 7,517 7,305 7,171 7,144 7,142 0.0%
Family 2,126 2,020 1,971 2,134 1,919 1,919 1,985 1,880 1,896 1,852 1,700 -8.2%
Partners 2,158 2,137 2,222 2,432 2,378 2,376 2,344 2,357 2,462 2,328 2,730 17.3%
Total 11,702 11,260 11,347 12,402 11,821 11,866 11,846 11,542 11,529 11,324 11,572 2.2%
Females : Hired 983 883 905 1,060 1,021 983 1,030 1,025 1,017 1,005 1,035 3.0%
Family 344 305 278 399 316 311 331 342 360 356 358 0.6%
Partners 240 240 236 375 311 327 332 324 392 408 455 11.5%
Total 1,567 1,428 1,419 1,834 1,648 1,621 1,693 1,691 1,769 1,769 1,848 4.5%
Regular full-time staff total 13,269 12,688 12,766 14,236 13,469 13,487 13,539 13,233 13,298 13,093 13,420 2.5%
Regular part-time staff
Males : Hired 2,418 2,141 2,144 2,072 2,156 2,332 2,212 2,318 2,215 2,118 2,210 4.3%
Family 1,869 1,770 1,890 1,584 1,726 1,798 1,820 1,816 1,694 1,829 1,868 2.1%
Partners 556 528 598 588 605 701 748 693 771 795 832 4.7%
Total 4,843 4,439 4,632 4,244 4,487 4,831 4,780 4,827 4,680 4,742 4,910 3.5%
Females : Hired 1,135 1,025 1,047 1,246 1,181 1,346 1,364 1,274 1,186 1,162 1,179 1.5%
Family 850 805 835 813 873 950 955 941 985 980 1,049 7.0%
Partners 234 262 268 282 293 365 360 373 402 432 462 6.9%
Total 2,219 2,092 2,150 2,341 2,347 2,661 2,679 2,588 2,573 2,574 2,690 4.5%
Regular part-time staff total 7,062 6,531 6,782 6,585 6,834 7,492 7,459 7,415 7,253 7,316 7,600 3.9%
Total regular full-time and part-time staff 20,331 19,219 19,548 20,821 20,303 20,979 20,998 20,648 20,551 20,409 21,020 3.0%
Casual and seasonal staff
Males 3,826 3,928 4,258 3,765 4,471 4,353 4,539 4,410 4,667 4,389 5,734 30.6%
Females 1,781 2,021 2,392 2,133 2,474 2,139 2,213 2,256 2,171 1,961 2,515 28.3%
Total 5,607 5,949 6,650 5,898 6,945 6,492 6,752 6,666 6,838 6,350 8,249 29.9%
Migrant labour (person working days) (1) : : : 414,692 410,409 546,675 492,607 350,566 459,801 429,741 659,138 53.4%

: not available - question was not previously asked on the June Agricultural Census

(1) migrant workers are workers that are not UK nationals. Improved data available in 2017

b: break in time series


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