The Farming Sector in Wales

Published 25/07/2022   |   Reading Time minutes

Each year the UK and devolved governments publish a range of agricultural data. These include the June Agricultural Survey, the Farm Business Survey and the Aggregate Agricultural Accounts.

This briefing summarises these data, presenting key statistics on the structure and economic contribution of the farming sector in Wales. It compares the characteristics of agriculture in Wales to the other nations of the UK and explores some changes over time.

Article by Katie Devenish, Senedd Research, Welsh Parliament

Senedd Research acknowledges the parliamentary fellowship provided to Katie Devenish by the Natural Environment Research Council which enabled this briefing to be completed.