Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Farm Size Categories for 1920 1920 1931
Under 5 acres 318 Show data context 256 Show data context
5 to 20 acres 778 Show data context 737 Show data context
20 to 50 acres 847 Show data context 867 Show data context
50 to 100 acres 628 Show data context 583 Show data context
100 to 150 acres 212 Show data context 172 Show data context
150 to 300 acres 137 Show data context 98 Show data context
Over 300 acres 15 Show data context 17 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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In 1920 and 1930 the Agricultural Census reported farm sizes using these categories, defined in acres.

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


Date accessed: 14th October 2019