Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Agricultural Census Categories for Farmworkers in 1950 1950
Regular, Male, 65 and over 264 Show data context
Regular, Male, 21 to 65 4,966 Show data context
Regular, Male, 18 to 21 1,174 Show data context
Regular, Male, Under 18 1,070 Show data context
Regular, Female 635 Show data context
Womens Land Army 63 Show data context
Casual, Male, 21 and over 1,695 Show data context
Casual, Male, Under 21 232 Show data context
Casual, Female 309 Show data context
Date: Source:
1950 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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In 1950, the Agricultural Census classified farmworkers into regular workers or casuals, into men and women and, for male workers, by age. Workers from the Women's Land Army were listed as an additional category.

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Date accessed: 17th June 2021