Income from farming in Scotland in 2011 has risen by £23 million compared with 2010, according to the latest statistics.
Scotland’s Chief Statistician has today published Scottish Farm Income Estimates 2011 which gives a national estimate of total income across agricultural holdings, alongside a breakdown of farm outputs, costs and subsidies.
The figures show:
- Total income from farming increase by £23 million to £596 million – a rise of 4.1 per cent before inflation
- A £338 million (13.9 per cent) increase in agricultural outputs
- Input and other costs rose £277 million (13 per cent)