Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Farm Size Categories for 1920 1920 1931
Under 5 acres 1,426 Show data context 1,145 Show data context
5 to 20 acres 1,541 Show data context 1,307 Show data context
20 to 50 acres 1,055 Show data context 963 Show data context
50 to 100 acres 859 Show data context 877 Show data context
100 to 150 acres 660 Show data context 674 Show data context
150 to 300 acres 1,048 Show data context 1,066 Show data context
Over 300 acres 514 Show data context 518 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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In 1920 and 1930 the Agricultural Census reported farm sizes using these categories, defined in acres.

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Date accessed: 21st September 2020