Acreages of different crops, as reported by Agricultural Censuses 1922-35

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1922- 1930 1931
Wheat 82,623 Show data context 86,237 Show data context
Barley 184,026 Show data context 194,050 Show data context
Oats 66,519 Show data context 63,643 Show data context
Mixed Corn 2,157 Show data context 2,011 Show data context
Rye 4,708 Show data context 4,131 Show data context
Beans 7,037 Show data context 6,347 Show data context
Peas 6,879 Show data context 6,074 Show data context
Potatoes 16,742 Show data context 17,875 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 60,023 Show data context 57,762 Show data context
Mangold 46,117 Show data context 44,448 Show data context
Sugar Beet 74,627 Show data context 41,980 Show data context
Cabbage for fodder, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 5,692 Show data context 5,753 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 6,827 Show data context 5,409 Show data context
Lucerne 3,984 Show data context 4,750 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Orchards with Small Fruit underneath 4,359 Show data context 3,936 Show data context
Orchards without Small Fruit 5,009 Show data context 5,448 Show data context
Small Fruit, not in an orchard 5,363 Show data context 5,161 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: for Hay 110,142 Show data context 119,501 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: not for Hay 18,122 Show data context 21,045 Show data context
Other Crops 9,928 Show data context 11,761 Show data context
Bare Fallow 6,804 Show data context 11,713 Show data context
Date: Source:
1930 - 1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county between 1922 and 1935 (?). More detailed breakdowns were given in other tables for orchard fruit, soft fruit and, within 'other crops', market garden produce.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Norfolk AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by Agricultural Censuses 1922-35, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd September 2019