Generalised agricultural crop classification for 1866-1970.

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Year Wheat Barley Oats Rye Beans & Peas Potatoes Turnips and Swedes Mangolds Cabbage, Rape, etc Hops Bare Fallow Clover and Rotation Grasses Other Crops
1920 91,576 Show data context 207,729 Show data context 85,272 Show data context 12,750 Show data context 19,088 Show data context 20,296 Show data context 101,829 Show data context 52,000 Show data context 4,341 Show data context 0 Show data context 9,403 Show data context 147,115 Show data context 37,196 Show data context
1930 82,623 Show data context 184,026 Show data context 66,519 Show data context 4,708 Show data context 13,916 Show data context 16,742 Show data context 60,023 Show data context 46,117 Show data context 5,692 Show data context 0 Show data context 6,804 Show data context 128,264 Show data context 112,254 Show data context
1931 86,237 Show data context 194,050 Show data context 63,643 Show data context 4,131 Show data context 12,421 Show data context 17,875 Show data context 57,762 Show data context 44,448 Show data context 5,753 Show data context 0 Show data context 11,713 Show data context 140,546 Show data context 80,456 Show data context
1940 106,046 Show data context 209,085 Show data context 67,091 Show data context 3,747 Show data context 6,910 Show data context 27,691 Show data context 21,579 Show data context 31,450 Show data context 9,736 Show data context 0 Show data context 7,032 Show data context 107,498 Show data context 139,400 Show data context
1950 124,357 Show data context 212,963 Show data context 64,879 Show data context 16,745 Show data context 5,247 Show data context 39,269 Show data context 6,106 Show data context 27,881 Show data context 17,905 Show data context 3 Show data context 4,243 Show data context 95,644 Show data context 188,231 Show data context
1960 130,253 Show data context 292,802 Show data context 38,870 Show data context 3,208 Show data context 3,604 Show data context 33,639 Show data context 5,263 Show data context 16,823 Show data context 16,436 Show data context 35 Show data context 4,555 Show data context 84,094 Show data context 194,643 Show data context
1961 130,533 Show data context 296,080 Show data context 34,140 Show data context 4,622 Show data context 3,688 Show data context 29,252 Show data context 3,878 Show data context 15,383 Show data context 16,408 Show data context 36 Show data context 7,920 Show data context 96,602 Show data context 188,349 Show data context
1970 152,446 Show data context 345,478 Show data context 17,173 Show data context 2,540 Show data context 7,798 Show data context 39,725 Show data context 2,002 Show data context 4,056 Show data context 7,547 Show data context 81 Show data context 10,311 Show data context 48,059 Show data context 210,024 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This system for crop classification has been designed by the GBH GIS project to enable comparison of all farm censuses from 1866 to 1970. This inevitably means including many crops in a large 'Other' category. Although Farm Census data for Scotland as well as for England and Wales have been converted to this structure, the Scottish classification for 1961 fits particularly poorly, not identifying rye or beans and peas. Hops are not identified in the Scottish classification for 1931 or 1961, but there were no hops...


at all in Scotland in 1871 or 1901.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Norfolk AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Generalised agricultural crop classification for 1866-1970., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10173024/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 18th October 2019