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 1,191 Show data context 1,243 Show data context 481 Show data context
5 acres and not exceeding 14¾ 919 Show data context 784 Show data context 497 Show data context
15 acres and not exceeding 19¾ 199 Show data context 173 Show data context 119 Show data context
20 acres and not exceeding 29¾ 309 Show data context 251 Show data context 191 Show data context
30 acres and not exceeding 49¾ 477 Show data context 437 Show data context 310 Show data context
50 acres and not exceeding 99¾ 915 Show data context 853 Show data context 572 Show data context
100 acres and not exceeding 149¾ 645 Show data context 638 Show data context 444 Show data context
150 acres and not exceeding 299¾ 1,048 Show data context 1,002 Show data context 820 Show data context
300 acres and not exceeding 499¾ 393 Show data context 407 Show data context 439 Show data context
500 acres and not exceeding 699¾ 88 Show data context 99 Show data context 126 Show data context
700 acres and not exceeding 999¾ 34 Show data context 34 Show data context 61 Show data context
1,000 acres and over 7 Show data context 12 Show data context 42 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, East Riding AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st September 2020