Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Farm Size Categories for 1950-70 1950 1960 1970
Under 5 acres 2,046 Show data context 1,978 Show data context 409 Show data context
5 acres and not exceeding 14¾ 2,388 Show data context 2,079 Show data context 1,188 Show data context
15 acres and not exceeding 19¾ 546 Show data context 448 Show data context 339 Show data context
20 acres and not exceeding 29¾ 835 Show data context 755 Show data context 547 Show data context
30 acres and not exceeding 49¾ 1,012 Show data context 943 Show data context 741 Show data context
50 acres and not exceeding 99¾ 1,155 Show data context 1,182 Show data context 975 Show data context
100 acres and not exceeding 149¾ 815 Show data context 817 Show data context 663 Show data context
150 acres and not exceeding 299¾ 1,208 Show data context 1,205 Show data context 1,115 Show data context
300 acres and not exceeding 499¾ 353 Show data context 358 Show data context 412 Show data context
500 acres and not exceeding 699¾ 28 Show data context 40 Show data context 101 Show data context
700 acres and not exceeding 999¾ 7 Show data context 17 Show data context 41 Show data context
1,000 acres and over 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 19 Show data context
Date: Source:
1950 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Between 1950 and 1970, the Agricultural Census reported farm sizes using these categories, defined in acres.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Shropshire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10173036/cube/AGCEN_FARMSIZE_A_1950

Date accessed: 21st September 2019