Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 16,136 Show data context 1,472 Show data context 2,576 Show data context 471 Show data context
1931 15,478 Show data context 1,390 Show data context 2,184 Show data context 379 Show data context
1940 12,510 Show data context 794 Show data context 2,119 Show data context 553 Show data context
1950 14,788 Show data context 1,310 Show data context 3,753 Show data context 666 Show data context
1960 12,469 Show data context 1,304 Show data context 1,536 Show data context 429 Show data context
1970 6,587 Show data context 1,762 Show data context 1,400 Show data context 633 Show data context 7,100 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, Somerset 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/10073900/cube/AGCEN_WORKERS_GEN

Date accessed: 20th September 2019