Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 12,895 Show data context 2,023 Show data context 2,107 Show data context 451 Show data context
1931 12,512 Show data context 1,787 Show data context 1,783 Show data context 377 Show data context
1940 10,084 Show data context 797 Show data context 1,486 Show data context 674 Show data context
1950 12,364 Show data context 1,197 Show data context 2,486 Show data context 812 Show data context
1960 10,709 Show data context 1,277 Show data context 1,178 Show data context 707 Show data context
1970 5,602 Show data context 1,117 Show data context 756 Show data context 498 Show data context 5,590 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, Shropshire 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/10173036/cube/AGCEN_WORKERS_GEN

Date accessed: 16th September 2019