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 79). The figures from some variables may thus
be subject to revised calculations from time to time, most recently JANUARY 2022.
If you are a new user, you are strongly urged to first explore the 'top-queries' (below), and then possibly to consider
Basic Intro to get some idea. Alternatively, go straight to
Request data. But please do make sure you understand the Top Queries below.
Please note that some of these tables are also published elsewhere. For example in the Defra publication
'Farm Accounts in England', and 'Region Reports' (above)
Many users are interested in county level data,
even though the data for 'Regions' (or better still 'NUTS-ii Regions') is more extensive and reliable, so we publish available data
at County data
In England, the Farm Business Survey is conducted on behalf of, and
financed by, the Department for Environment, Food and Affairs, and in
Wales, by the Welsh Government. Data collected in it are Crown
Copyright. You may re-use this information free of charge under the
terms of the
Open Government Licence v.3