Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

No chart.

Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1866 541,401 Show data context 1,668,663 Show data context 191,604 Show data context
1869 132,165 Show data context 589,108 Show data context 2,720,941 Show data context 171,675 Show data context
1871 117,176 Show data context 596,588 Show data context 2,706,415 Show data context 225,456 Show data context
1877 129,638 Show data context 616,209 Show data context 2,862,013 Show data context 230,720 Show data context
1881 137,767 Show data context 655,345 Show data context 2,466,945 Show data context 191,792 Show data context
1885 139,608 Show data context 708,859 Show data context 2,767,659 Show data context 215,731 Show data context 1,372,623 Show data context
1891 150,186 Show data context 759,309 Show data context 3,233,936 Show data context 270,082 Show data context
1900 153,284 Show data context 758,386 Show data context 3,432,516 Show data context 228,097 Show data context
1901 154,624 Show data context 743,078 Show data context 3,427,734 Show data context 212,971 Show data context
1910 157,737 Show data context 740,317 Show data context 3,684,781 Show data context 196,280 Show data context
1920 160,988 Show data context 728,639 Show data context 3,158,009 Show data context 179,547 Show data context
1930 124,810 Show data context 784,750 Show data context 4,102,405 Show data context 205,942 Show data context
1931 123,391 Show data context 819,887 Show data context 4,321,708 Show data context 251,945 Show data context
1940 121,554 Show data context 843,553 Show data context 4,512,823 Show data context 204,166 Show data context 3,884,559 Show data context
1950 61,125 Show data context 1,011,218 Show data context 3,869,962 Show data context 115,472 Show data context 5,487,352 Show data context
1960 1,167,975 Show data context 5,333,340 Show data context 197,283 Show data context
1961 1,171,165 Show data context 5,526,069 Show data context 216,329 Show data context 827 Show data context 4,442,383 Show data context
1970 1,349,919 Show data context 5,992,318 Show data context 241,465 Show data context
Date: Source:
1866 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

We are grateful to the following contributors. If you make use of the data in your own work, please follow any instructions given here on acknowledgment and re-use.

Date: Acknowledgments:
1869 - 1885 Robert Schwartz (Department of History, Mount Holyoke College). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.
1871 - 1901 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.
1960 - 1970 Department of the Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs (Farming Statistics Team). Role: creator. Restrictions on use: the material may be re-used free of charge in any format or medium. You must re-use it accurately and not in a misleading context. You must acknowledge the material as Crown copyright and give the title of the document/publication.

 

This website exists to help people doing personal research projects on particular areas within a locality. So long as you are using our data for only a small number of units, you are not making money out of what you are doing, and you are not systematically re-publishing our data, you do not need to request permission from us, but you do need to acknowledge us as your source with the wording:

"This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth".

Where the above statement is included in a web page or similar online resource, the reference to "www.VisionofBritain.org.uk" must be a working hyperlink.

nCube definition


The Agricultural Census always included counts of numbers of animals, although the types of animal varied between dates.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wales Dep through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10001055/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 17th June 2019