Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 41,606 Show data context 12,821 Show data context 6,719 Show data context 1,909 Show data context
1931 41,740 Show data context 12,793 Show data context 6,139 Show data context 1,815 Show data context
1940 29,454 Show data context 4,161 Show data context 4,625 Show data context 1,238 Show data context
1950 32,632 Show data context 5,667 Show data context 9,488 Show data context 1,918 Show data context
1960 27,739 Show data context 4,339 Show data context 4,852 Show data context 1,742 Show data context
1970 13,487 Show data context 3,834 Show data context 4,250 Show data context 1,538 Show data context 23,314 Show data context
Date: Source:
1930 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This simplified classification of farmworkers is used to present trends in the farm workforce. It includes a category for 'farmers', who are listed separately only for 1970. It is unclear whether they were included at all for earlier years.

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

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

Date accessed: 23rd October 2019