BRITISH FARMLAND PRICEINDEX

Bringing together a range of data spanning 1992 to 2016, the British Farmland Price Index illustrates the changes in the price of farmland - both arable and livestock - across eight different areas of Britain.

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BRITISH FARMLAND PRICE INDEX

Bringing together a range of data spanning 1992 to 2016, the British Farmland Price Index illustrates the changes in the price of farmland - both arable and livestock - across eight different areas of Britain.

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SCOTLAND
THE NORTH
WALES
WEST MIDLANDS
EAST MIDLANDS
SOUTH WEST
SOUTH EAST
THE EAST
UK AVERAGE
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PRIME ARABLE LAND
AVERAGE LIVESTOCK LAND

PRIME ARABLE LAND

Click to view key events
1992

MacSharry Reforms of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Introduction of Arable Area Payments

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2001

Foot & Mouth Outbreak

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2003

Non farmers (lifestyle) buyers peaked at 45% of all buyers

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2005

CAP Reforms – Single Farm Payment introduced

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2008

Credit Crunch.

Wheat price reached £180/tonne

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2009

BoE cuts interest rates to 0.5%, lowest level for 135 years

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2010

Arab Spring – oil price peaked over $110 per barrel

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2012

Wheat price over £200/tonne

Gold peaked at over $1,660/ounce

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2015

Wheat prices fall to below £120 per tonne

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