Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 40,318 Show data context 224,283 Show data context 288,737 Show data context 61,625 Show data context
1930 29,123 Show data context 232,063 Show data context 358,544 Show data context 82,646 Show data context
1931 28,416 Show data context 243,193 Show data context 392,868 Show data context 96,764 Show data context
1940 23,830 Show data context 279,797 Show data context 381,921 Show data context 126,016 Show data context 1,560,105 Show data context
1950 12,234 Show data context 337,676 Show data context 254,634 Show data context 76,462 Show data context 1,952,682 Show data context
1960 381,573 Show data context 398,155 Show data context 158,361 Show data context
1961 375,104 Show data context 391,695 Show data context 168,125 Show data context 307 Show data context 2,761,968 Show data context
1970 423,508 Show data context 364,635 Show data context 217,449 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, Somerset 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/10073900/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 22nd September 2019