Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 47,036 Show data context 214,584 Show data context 254,145 Show data context 76,408 Show data context
1930 31,019 Show data context 219,862 Show data context 364,603 Show data context 83,012 Show data context
1931 30,190 Show data context 231,127 Show data context 398,892 Show data context 98,567 Show data context
1940 28,413 Show data context 280,777 Show data context 419,284 Show data context 162,678 Show data context 6,350,874 Show data context
1950 16,528 Show data context 286,944 Show data context 312,484 Show data context 114,127 Show data context 6,052,076 Show data context
1960 309,444 Show data context 456,844 Show data context 224,703 Show data context
1961 321,793 Show data context 478,696 Show data context 236,258 Show data context 588 Show data context 9,220,624 Show data context
1970 329,520 Show data context 442,616 Show data context 320,427 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Lancashire AdmC 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/10041831/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 17th August 2019