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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 8b. Number of occupiers and total workforce, 2007 to 2017

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Table 8b. Number of occupiers and total workforce, 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
Occupiers
- full time 12,180 11,341 11,612 11,354 11,570 11,431 11,272 11,382 11,203 10,699 11,116 3.9%
- half time or more 5,963 5,862 6,049 6,121 5,962 6,187 6,002 6,027 5,932 5,745 5,926 3.2%
- less than half time 23,071 22,142 22,780 23,476 23,017 23,339 22,354 21,576 20,834 20,270 20,728 2.3%
Total working occupiers 41,214 39,345 40,441 40,951 40,549 40,957 39,628 38,985 37,969 36,714 37,770 2.9%
- Occupiers not working on the holding : : : : 2,709 2,252 4,640 6,713 7,697 8,758 10,350 18.2%
Holdings with a working occupier 27,178 25,886 26,639 27,842 27,506 27,581 26,878 26,289 25,674 24,736 25,536 3.2%
Total agricultural workforce (1) 67,152 64,513 66,639 67,670 67,797 68,428 67,378 66,299 65,358 63,473 67,039 5.6%

(1) This figure includes regular full time and part time staff, and casual and seasonal staff from table 8a as well as total working occupiers

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


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