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Publication - Statistics Publication

Tenanted agricultural land in Scotland 2016-2017

Published: 26 Apr 2017
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786529411

Average rates of agricultural rent paid for farmland in Scotland; analysis over time and by category.

15 page PDF

768.4kB

15 page PDF

768.4kB

Contents
Tenanted agricultural land in Scotland 2016-2017
1. Main Findings

15 page PDF

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1. Main Findings

The average rent in 2016/17 was estimated as £40 per hectare; £27 per hectare for LFA holdings and £137 per hectare for non- LFA farms.

average rent in 2016/17

The average rent paid per hectare increased by four per cent in 2016 (two per cent in real terms), four per cent for LFA holdings and five per cent for non- LFA.

The trend shows steady prices until 2008, since when there have been above-inflation increases in rent.


Contact

Email: Neil White

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
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