Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1870 6,681 Show data context 36,841 Show data context 359,954 Show data context 5,516 Show data context
1871 6,594 Show data context 35,654 Show data context 358,272 Show data context 6,980 Show data context
1877 7,174 Show data context 40,288 Show data context 357,669 Show data context 6,427 Show data context
1884 7,208 Show data context 42,028 Show data context 309,888 Show data context 6,876 Show data context 97,956 Show data context
1885 7,365 Show data context 42,976 Show data context 309,590 Show data context 6,770 Show data context 97,267 Show data context
1901 7,774 Show data context 44,367 Show data context 310,745 Show data context 3,919 Show data context
1931 5,838 Show data context 36,857 Show data context 330,339 Show data context 3,533 Show data context
1961 53,279 Show data context 481,463 Show data context 5,724 Show data context 134,634 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,
1931 - 1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish 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, Ross and Cromarty ScoCnty through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th October 2019