Total Farm Workforce, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Total Farmworkers
1930 8,617 Show data context
1931 8,094 Show data context
1940 6,858 Show data context
1950 8,388 Show data context
1960 6,015 Show data context
1970 5,808 Show data context
Date: Source:
1930 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,


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From 1930 onwards, the Agricultural Census provides a count of the total numbers of farmworkers independent of the Census of Population.

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Date accessed: 22nd May 2022