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 802 Show data context 625 Show data context
5 to 20 acres 937 Show data context 719 Show data context
20 to 50 acres 617 Show data context 544 Show data context
50 to 100 acres 462 Show data context 503 Show data context
100 to 150 acres 331 Show data context 360 Show data context
150 to 300 acres 605 Show data context 575 Show data context
Over 300 acres 376 Show data context 351 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: 22nd May 2022