Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Farm Size Categories for 1950-70 1950 1960 1970
Under 5 acres 1,158 Show data context 905 Show data context 233 Show data context
5 acres and not exceeding 14¾ 777 Show data context 678 Show data context 349 Show data context
15 acres and not exceeding 19¾ 159 Show data context 136 Show data context 104 Show data context
20 acres and not exceeding 29¾ 223 Show data context 199 Show data context 169 Show data context
30 acres and not exceeding 49¾ 336 Show data context 308 Show data context 229 Show data context
50 acres and not exceeding 99¾ 566 Show data context 551 Show data context 427 Show data context
100 acres and not exceeding 149¾ 373 Show data context 386 Show data context 251 Show data context
150 acres and not exceeding 299¾ 662 Show data context 596 Show data context 466 Show data context
300 acres and not exceeding 499¾ 191 Show data context 204 Show data context 214 Show data context
500 acres and not exceeding 699¾ 34 Show data context 40 Show data context 76 Show data context
700 acres and not exceeding 999¾ 14 Show data context 12 Show data context 24 Show data context
1,000 acres and over 6 Show data context 8 Show data context 19 Show data context
Date: Source:
1950 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Between 1950 and 1970, the Agricultural Census reported farm sizes using these categories, defined in acres.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Buckinghamshire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10054825/cube/AGCEN_FARMSIZE_A_1950

Date accessed: 14th November 2019