Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 12,211 Show data context 697 Show data context 1,806 Show data context 379 Show data context
1931 11,925 Show data context 674 Show data context 1,487 Show data context 365 Show data context
1940 9,047 Show data context 625 Show data context 1,294 Show data context 494 Show data context
1950 10,922 Show data context 875 Show data context 2,348 Show data context 594 Show data context
1960 8,947 Show data context 1,297 Show data context 855 Show data context 473 Show data context
1970 4,709 Show data context 1,122 Show data context 779 Show data context 495 Show data context 4,377 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, Gloucestershire 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/10107362/cube/AGCEN_WORKERS_GEN

Date accessed: 21st October 2019