Use these pages to compare your business to farms in the Farm Business Survey (FBS), or to make projections.
Use these pages to view Region Reports by farm type, from the Farm Business Survey (FBS).
FBS data builder is a specialist interactive system for professionals and researchers. It allows direct interrogation of Farm Business Survey (FBS) data to construct user defined tables.
FBS data builder is a specialist
interactive system for professionals and researchers. It allows direct
Farm Business Survey (FBS) data to construct user defined tables.
The statistics in FBS data builder are periodically updated in accordance with the latest revisions to the FBS calculated variables (currently version 77). The figures from some variables may thus be subject to revised calculations from time to time.
If you are a new user, you are strongly urged to go first to the basic introduction. Alternatively, go straight to Request data, or see one of the Top Queries below.
To retrieve an earlier request enter the reference number below and click the 'Retrieve' button. Go to step 3 below to execute the request again.
Follow these steps to create your own results, then hit “Execute Request”
After clicking 'Execute Request', the screen will update.
This usually takes a few seconds, but at busy times, it could
take up to 1 minute.
[Calculated variables version 77. Technical variables list 4.1.c. (189 kB pdf file)]
The Farm Business Survey is conducted on behalf of, and financed by, the Department for Environment, Food and
Affairs and FBS data are Crown Copyright