Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 33,323 Show data context 1,275 Show data context 5,220 Show data context 1,511 Show data context
1931 31,006 Show data context 1,276 Show data context 3,795 Show data context 1,281 Show data context
1940 28,529 Show data context 1,665 Show data context 4,732 Show data context 2,862 Show data context
1950 30,550 Show data context 2,415 Show data context 5,534 Show data context 2,907 Show data context
1960 26,619 Show data context 2,826 Show data context 2,925 Show data context 3,258 Show data context
1970 14,140 Show data context 2,821 Show data context 1,839 Show data context 2,675 Show data context 6,820 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, Norfolk 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/10173024/cube/AGCEN_WORKERS_GEN

Date accessed: 20th September 2019