Total number of farms & smallholdings

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Total Number of Farms 1931
Total Number of Holdings 6,305 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The Farm Census usually lists the total number of holdings, i.e. the overall number of farms. This usually excluded holdings of less than an acre, and of course holdings of more than an acre but less than, say, 5 acres would usually be described as smallholdings rather than farms.

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Date accessed: 19th July 2024