Results from the Survey of Labour, Machinery and Diversification on Agricultural and Horticultural holdings 2005 for diversification in Copeland are given in the following table. These exclude businesses independent from the farm which do not use farm resources.
Percentage Copeland 20 England 21
The survey sample consisted of around 40 thousand farms in England, of which around 100 farms were from Copeland.
Note, these figures are likely to underestimate the levels of diversification since farmers tend to only record large diversification activities and may not record some activities due to the complexities of defining diversification.