Economic valuation of Falkland Islands livestock (sheep and beef meat) and wool for 2017

The dataset comprises of three excel files with data on the economic value of the Falkland Islands livestock (sheep and beef meat) and wool provided by farm. Additionally, the excel file comprises of data on total sheep and beef, density sheep and beef, number of sheep, beef sent to the abattoir, and wool (kg). All data come from the annual statistics book compiled by the Department of Agriculture (reference FK-FIG-454).

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Last Updated December 21, 2020, 10:10 (PST)
Created January 30, 2020, 05:26 (PST)
Region Falkland Islands
Language eng
Topic Category Economy; economic activities, conditions and employment
Temporal Extent Start 2016-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2017-12-31
Dataset Reference Date 2017
Lineage Wool values were calculated using an average AWEX value of wool over the 2017 shearing season for an average fibre diameter of 24.5µm, and with an average yield of 67% of greasy fleece weight. Actual input costs for shearers, rousies (junior shearers/labourers), additional farm labour, wool sacks and transport were used (Provided by the department of agriculture). Meat (mutton and beef) valuations were calculated using average carcass weight and value – obtained from the Falkland Island Meat Company (FIMCo). Actual values for transport to the abattoir were used (department of agriculture data) and an Australian Government report (Cost of production, Australian beef cattle and sheep producers 2012–13 to 2014–15) was used to provide a proxy for unpaid labour (i.e. that of the farmer and family). A report is available with the dataset
West Longitude 200481.02
South Latitude 4191439.11
East Longitude 448705.52
North Latitude 4322368.64
Spatial Reference System UTM 21S WGS84
Responsible Organisation Name Hidden (personal data protection)
Contact Mail Address Hidden (personal data protection)
Responsible Party Role Hidden (personal data protection)
Access Limitations Restricted, data commercially sensitive
Use Constraints Restricted, but open subject to limitations and prior agreement with responsible organisation. Copyright must be cited
Resource Reference Please acknowledge data source as: Falkland Islands Governement Department of Agriculture and the Natural Capital Assessment project (SAERI -JNCC)
Data Format excel
Update Frequency not planned
Accuracy high
Resource Type Dataset
Original Title Hidden (internal use only)
Metadata Date 2018-01-02
Metadata Point of Contact
Contact Consent Contact details hidden
Unique Resource ID FK-FIG-575

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