Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Under 5 acres 5 to 50 acres 50 to 300 acres Over 300 acres
1920 845 Show data context 1,899 Show data context 1,942 Show data context 424 Show data context
1931 603 Show data context 1,438 Show data context 1,997 Show data context 411 Show data context
1950 823 Show data context 1,213 Show data context 1,759 Show data context 447 Show data context
1960 731 Show data context 977 Show data context 1,591 Show data context 463 Show data context
1970 178 Show data context 602 Show data context 1,096 Show data context 563 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The 1910 Farm Census listed farm acreages using this four-way classification, and data from later years have been simplified to the same bands. In most years, holdings of under 1 acre are specifically excluded.

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

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Date accessed: 21st October 2019