Crofting makes a valuable contribution to the economic and social development of Scotland.
2016 - 17Crofting Figures
Total of 20,566 crofts
There are 20,566 crofts entered on the Commission’s ROC of which 14,898 are tenanted and the remainder are owned. When a crofter purchases their croft land and the grazings shares pertaining to that croft remain held in tenancy, the shares are “deemed” to be a tenanted croft in their own right, and as such have a separate entry in the ROC.