Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 31,321 Show data context 123,932 Show data context 211,786 Show data context 49,348 Show data context
1930 21,283 Show data context 131,615 Show data context 271,730 Show data context 62,692 Show data context
1931 20,917 Show data context 142,339 Show data context 311,573 Show data context 76,663 Show data context
1940 17,837 Show data context 175,893 Show data context 327,054 Show data context 81,374 Show data context 954,727 Show data context
1950 9,050 Show data context 203,974 Show data context 157,707 Show data context 48,885 Show data context 1,122,458 Show data context
1960 222,106 Show data context 318,350 Show data context 95,278 Show data context
1961 215,239 Show data context 323,157 Show data context 100,370 Show data context 216 Show data context 1,706,368 Show data context
1970 219,864 Show data context 264,813 Show data context 124,518 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, Gloucestershire 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/10107362/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 12th November 2019