Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 20,493 Show data context 3,883 Show data context 2,336 Show data context 621 Show data context
1931 21,026 Show data context 3,923 Show data context 2,260 Show data context 604 Show data context
1940 17,320 Show data context 1,780 Show data context 2,043 Show data context 955 Show data context
1950 17,518 Show data context 2,230 Show data context 3,537 Show data context 917 Show data context
1960 13,569 Show data context 1,870 Show data context 1,577 Show data context 603 Show data context
1970 6,664 Show data context 2,121 Show data context 1,346 Show data context 679 Show data context 9,554 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, Lancashire AdmC 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/10041831/cube/AGCEN_WORKERS_GEN

Date accessed: 25th August 2019