Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 8,096 Show data context 1,142 Show data context 1,153 Show data context 210 Show data context
1931 8,091 Show data context 1,057 Show data context 1,142 Show data context 189 Show data context
1940 6,361 Show data context 414 Show data context 906 Show data context 180 Show data context
1950 7,474 Show data context 698 Show data context 1,927 Show data context 309 Show data context
1960 5,564 Show data context 504 Show data context 752 Show data context 229 Show data context
1970 3,001 Show data context 719 Show data context 720 Show data context 195 Show data context 4,208 Show data context
Date: Source:
1930 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This simplified classification of farmworkers is used to present trends in the farm workforce. It includes a category for 'farmers', who are listed separately only for 1970. It is unclear whether they were included at all for earlier years.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Derbyshire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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

Date accessed: 17th June 2021