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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 10 : Holdings with rented land(1) 2008 to 2017

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Table 10 : Holdings with rented land(1) 2008 to 2017

Final Results of the June 2017 Agricultural Census together with June results for the years 2008 to 2016 for comparison

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 b More accurate tenancy data available Percentage
change between
2016 & 2017
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
1. Holdings with rented land 17,996 17,875 16,645 16,627 16,483 17,257 16,760 16,691 16,500 16,123 -3.4%
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 6,341 -2.8%
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 9,782 -3.8%
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 8,085 4.1%
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 1,697 -29.3%
Rented holdings with croft, also with 91Act , SLDT , LDTs etc. 641 793 958 1,036 1,003 63 66 65 70 75 15.4%
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% 0.9% 10.8%
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 91 7.1%
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 6,432 -2.7%

(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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