Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 26,001 Show data context 116,279 Show data context 163,811 Show data context 28,389 Show data context
1930 17,626 Show data context 111,883 Show data context 232,417 Show data context 31,608 Show data context
1931 17,290 Show data context 119,251 Show data context 279,617 Show data context 38,005 Show data context
1940 14,341 Show data context 148,309 Show data context 311,064 Show data context 46,364 Show data context 768,920 Show data context
1950 7,040 Show data context 158,264 Show data context 163,989 Show data context 40,302 Show data context 937,829 Show data context
1960 152,262 Show data context 285,214 Show data context 72,686 Show data context
1961 153,723 Show data context 303,378 Show data context 76,798 Show data context 302 Show data context 1,725,745 Show data context
1970 144,869 Show data context 207,753 Show data context 83,201 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, Warwickshire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th August 2019