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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 9. Area of owned and rented land, 2007 to 2017(1)

67 page PDF

1.4MB

Table 9. Area of owned and rented land, 2007 to 2017(1)

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
Area rented 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 1,335,051 1.2%
Area Owned 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 4,423,407 -0.1%
Total Area in Sole Occupation 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 5,758,458 0.2%
Percentage of area rented 29% 28% 27% 26% 25% 24% 24% 23% 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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