Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 38,925 Show data context 89,959 Show data context 298,587 Show data context 67,423 Show data context
1930 28,764 Show data context 91,612 Show data context 400,136 Show data context 68,999 Show data context
1931 28,021 Show data context 89,861 Show data context 453,988 Show data context 88,532 Show data context
1940 23,617 Show data context 114,290 Show data context 415,243 Show data context 112,152 Show data context 1,048,136 Show data context
1950 9,206 Show data context 144,568 Show data context 260,430 Show data context 70,830 Show data context 1,530,187 Show data context
1960 154,829 Show data context 413,518 Show data context 171,124 Show data context
1961 152,117 Show data context 434,447 Show data context 184,209 Show data context 225 Show data context 2,271,668 Show data context
1970 127,878 Show data context 297,873 Show data context 368,202 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, East Riding 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: 21st September 2020