Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 9,909 Show data context 457 Show data context 955 Show data context 251 Show data context
1931 9,382 Show data context 421 Show data context 917 Show data context 226 Show data context
1940 8,458 Show data context 839 Show data context 850 Show data context 343 Show data context
1950 9,522 Show data context 1,062 Show data context 1,051 Show data context 450 Show data context
1960 6,836 Show data context 1,241 Show data context 319 Show data context 301 Show data context
1970 3,454 Show data context 1,085 Show data context 302 Show data context 209 Show data context 1,762 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, Hertfordshire 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/10001158/cube/AGCEN_WORKERS_GEN

Date accessed: 18th October 2019