Generalised agricultural crop classification for 1866-1970.

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Year Wheat Barley Oats Rye Beans & Peas Potatoes Turnips and Swedes Mangolds Cabbage, Rape, etc Hops Bare Fallow Clover and Rotation Grasses Other Crops
1920 22,025 Show data context 7,522 Show data context 26,098 Show data context 242 Show data context 579 Show data context 3,810 Show data context 10,690 Show data context 4,344 Show data context 3,055 Show data context 0 Show data context 4,108 Show data context 22,536 Show data context 3,334 Show data context
1930 13,802 Show data context 2,276 Show data context 21,549 Show data context 135 Show data context 493 Show data context 3,134 Show data context 7,394 Show data context 3,971 Show data context 2,519 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,788 Show data context 18,628 Show data context 4,095 Show data context
1931 12,372 Show data context 1,996 Show data context 20,295 Show data context 108 Show data context 464 Show data context 3,317 Show data context 6,693 Show data context 3,721 Show data context 2,382 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,310 Show data context 20,240 Show data context 3,854 Show data context
1940 21,101 Show data context 2,889 Show data context 32,363 Show data context 94 Show data context 110 Show data context 3,783 Show data context 4,719 Show data context 4,411 Show data context 3,525 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,777 Show data context 13,975 Show data context 7,457 Show data context
1950 28,317 Show data context 3,907 Show data context 32,113 Show data context 490 Show data context 368 Show data context 8,555 Show data context 4,139 Show data context 6,124 Show data context 6,013 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,787 Show data context 45,873 Show data context 18,967 Show data context
1960 22,453 Show data context 13,340 Show data context 23,646 Show data context 111 Show data context 73 Show data context 4,821 Show data context 2,398 Show data context 1,986 Show data context 7,520 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,569 Show data context 60,489 Show data context 9,193 Show data context
1961 17,594 Show data context 18,627 Show data context 20,088 Show data context 48 Show data context 44 Show data context 3,946 Show data context 2,006 Show data context 1,636 Show data context 7,206 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,128 Show data context 67,628 Show data context 7,486 Show data context
1970 13,163 Show data context 49,159 Show data context 7,695 Show data context 6 Show data context 358 Show data context 4,321 Show data context 689 Show data context 250 Show data context 3,217 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,377 Show data context 49,351 Show data context 8,734 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This system for crop classification has been designed by the GBH GIS project to enable comparison of all farm censuses from 1866 to 1970. This inevitably means including many crops in a large 'Other' category. Although Farm Census data for Scotland as well as for England and Wales have been converted to this structure, the Scottish classification for 1961 fits particularly poorly, not identifying rye or beans and peas. Hops are not identified in the Scottish classification for 1931 or 1961, but there were no hops...


at all in Scotland in 1871 or 1901.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Derbyshire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Generalised agricultural crop classification for 1866-1970., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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

Date accessed: 17th June 2021