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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Average Farm Cost Headings by Farm Size

Average Farm Cost Headings by Farm Size

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Year1 April to 31 March[Filtered]
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[Collapse]Farm SizeFarm size: based on the total output on a farm.[Filter]
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[Collapse]Cost HeadingFarm business costs[Filter]
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[Collapse]Farm business costs (*)229,900438,400685,8001,216,5002,990,300616,200
Farm business costs (*)[Collapse]Agricultural costs208,100413,400639,8001,173,8002,952,300586,900
Agricultural costs[Collapse]Variable costs (*)92,000211,200346,400680,9001,827,700324,300
Variable costs (*)[Expand]Crop costs (*)20,30045,00078,400137,800197,50056,700
[Expand]Livestock costs58,600138,500222,200459,2001,410,200226,200
[Expand]Contract costs (*)10,60019,80032,20064,900180,60031,900
[Expand]Casual labour (*)2,2007,30013,80018,20039,1009,100
[Collapse]Fixed costs (*)116,100202,200293,600493,0001,124,700262,700
Fixed costs (*)[Expand]Regular labour (*)3,7004,80013,40039,100183,10020,300
[Expand]Machinery costs60,20098,400134,300199,700344,700111,300
[Expand]General farming costs31,20049,20078,400124,300270,60066,600
[Expand]Land and property costs14,50032,80056,400112,700288,00051,700
[Expand]Miscellaneous fixed costs (*)5,50014,2006,9008,1006,7008,100
[Expand]Costs of basic / single farm payment11,90015,60020,00015,20016,60014,700
[Expand]Costs of agri-environment payments2,7003,5005,0002,0002,0003,200
[Expand]Costs of diversification7,2005,80020,90025,50019,10011,400

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General description

Farm Cost Headings by Farm Size, 2016-17 to 2022-23.

Average figures per farm have been rounded to the nearest £100, therefore rounded figures may not add up exactly to totals. Percentage calculations have been undertaken on unrounded figures.

Definitions for each cost type can be found in the associated statistical release and accompanying tables.


Data collection and calculation

Farm Business Survey, Welsh Government. Statistical results from the Farm Business Survey (FBS) in Wales are produced and published annually by Mae canlyniadau ystadegol yr Arolwg Busnes Fferm yng Nghymru yn cael eu cynhyrchu a’u cyhoeddi’n flynyddol gan Sefydliad y Gwyddorau Biolegol, Amgylcheddol a Gwledig (IBERS), Aberystwyth University.

Farms are randomly selected from the June Census returns to provide a representative sample of 600 Welsh farms covering the main farm types. Letters are sent to potential participants and if the farmer agrees, a convenient visiting date is arranged by phone. During this recruiting visit the farm area, farming system, opening stock numbers and bank details, as well as other relevant information is obtained.

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

Financial Years 2016-17 to 2022-23.

Rounding applied

Average figures per farm have been rounded to the nearest £100, therefore rounded figures may not add up exactly to totals. Percentage calculations have been undertaken on unrounded figures.

Title

Farm Cost Headings by Farm Size, 2016-17 to 2022-23

Last update

18 January 2024. 18 January 2024.

Next update

January 2025.

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Farm Business Survey, Welsh Government

Contact email

stats.agric@gov.wales

Designation

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Wales

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence