Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Farm Size Categories for 1920 1920 1931
Under 5 acres 2,738 Show data context 2,563 Show data context
5 to 20 acres 3,405 Show data context 2,948 Show data context
20 to 50 acres 2,593 Show data context 2,697 Show data context
50 to 100 acres 2,114 Show data context 2,252 Show data context
100 to 150 acres 1,070 Show data context 1,180 Show data context
150 to 300 acres 1,320 Show data context 1,234 Show data context
Over 300 acres 317 Show data context 245 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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In 1920 and 1930 the Agricultural Census reported farm sizes using these categories, defined in acres.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Somerset AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th September 2019