Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 29,216 Show data context 142,151 Show data context 101,444 Show data context 26,963 Show data context
1930 18,840 Show data context 146,353 Show data context 126,884 Show data context 25,709 Show data context
1931 18,370 Show data context 150,398 Show data context 143,450 Show data context 33,984 Show data context
1940 17,230 Show data context 176,019 Show data context 152,462 Show data context 41,158 Show data context 980,636 Show data context
1950 8,593 Show data context 194,059 Show data context 104,080 Show data context 29,837 Show data context 1,089,589 Show data context
1960 183,507 Show data context 177,590 Show data context 44,474 Show data context
1961 196,308 Show data context 194,854 Show data context 46,806 Show data context 220 Show data context 1,401,929 Show data context
1970 215,194 Show data context 198,852 Show data context 62,071 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, Derbyshire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10061428/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 17th June 2021