Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

No chart.

Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1870 4,724 Show data context 19,731 Show data context 88,016 Show data context 1,774 Show data context
1871 4,805 Show data context 19,265 Show data context 90,035 Show data context 1,044 Show data context
1877 5,161 Show data context 21,078 Show data context 90,113 Show data context 1,626 Show data context
1884 5,077 Show data context 19,191 Show data context 97,737 Show data context 1,808 Show data context 49,605 Show data context
1885 5,021 Show data context 20,030 Show data context 101,378 Show data context 1,736 Show data context 47,265 Show data context
1901 5,491 Show data context 22,521 Show data context 131,196 Show data context 1,491 Show data context
1931 4,638 Show data context 18,790 Show data context 189,817 Show data context 1,609 Show data context
1961 36,858 Show data context 266,065 Show data context 1,351 Show data context 118,505 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,
1931 - 1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

We are grateful to the following contributors. If you make use of the data in your own work, please follow any instructions given here on acknowledgment and re-use.

Date: Acknowledgments:
1961 Scottish Government (Rural Environment, Research and Analysis Directorate). Role: creator. Restrictions on use: the material may be re-used free of charge in any format or medium. You must re-use it accurately and not in a misleading context. You must acknowledge the material as Crown copyright and give the title of the document/publication.

 

This website exists to help people doing personal research projects on particular areas within a locality. So long as you are using our data for only a small number of units, you are not making money out of what you are doing, and you are not systematically re-publishing our data, you do not need to request permission from us, but you do need to acknowledge us as your source with the wording:

"This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth".

Where the above statement is included in a web page or similar online resource, the reference to "www.VisionofBritain.org.uk" must be a working hyperlink.

nCube definition


The Agricultural Census always included counts of numbers of animals, although the types of animal varied between dates.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Caithness ScoCnty 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/10091962/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 17th November 2017