Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Agricultural Census Generalised Categories for Farmworkers 1931 1961
Regular, Male 79,370 Show data context 61,811 Show data context
Regular, Female 18,060 Show data context 11,437 Show data context
Casual, Male 8,203 Show data context 4,892 Show data context
Casual, Female 6,833 Show data context 4,029 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 - 1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish 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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Date accessed: 25th May 2019