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 2,016 Show data context 1,654 Show data context
5 to 20 acres 3,174 Show data context 2,668 Show data context
20 to 50 acres 2,329 Show data context 2,160 Show data context
50 to 100 acres 1,585 Show data context 1,605 Show data context
100 to 150 acres 732 Show data context 715 Show data context
150 to 300 acres 600 Show data context 553 Show data context
Over 300 acres 87 Show data context 70 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: 17th June 2021