Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 38,862 Show data context 192,225 Show data context 325,464 Show data context 58,577 Show data context
1930 26,354 Show data context 219,910 Show data context 479,976 Show data context 78,189 Show data context
1931 25,767 Show data context 227,593 Show data context 543,725 Show data context 91,905 Show data context
1940 23,327 Show data context 249,541 Show data context 573,549 Show data context 98,437 Show data context 1,430,836 Show data context
1950 11,365 Show data context 288,516 Show data context 359,943 Show data context 55,922 Show data context 1,808,873 Show data context
1960 320,957 Show data context 593,602 Show data context 134,370 Show data context
1961 325,764 Show data context 615,451 Show data context 142,558 Show data context 176 Show data context 2,601,402 Show data context
1970 323,176 Show data context 559,284 Show data context 192,697 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, Shropshire 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/10173036/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 22nd September 2019