Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 61,932 Show data context 128,172 Show data context 276,118 Show data context 113,353 Show data context
1930 49,330 Show data context 139,127 Show data context 258,659 Show data context 128,068 Show data context
1931 47,444 Show data context 135,065 Show data context 284,792 Show data context 146,205 Show data context
1940 37,591 Show data context 158,241 Show data context 185,215 Show data context 171,222 Show data context 1,942,429 Show data context
1950 18,124 Show data context 198,792 Show data context 48,345 Show data context 121,592 Show data context 3,075,373 Show data context
1960 211,879 Show data context 88,666 Show data context 205,556 Show data context
1961 210,238 Show data context 90,719 Show data context 219,722 Show data context 515 Show data context 5,690,149 Show data context
1970 146,889 Show data context 62,598 Show data context 434,492 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Norfolk AdmC 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/10173024/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 24th October 2019