Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1870 7,567 Show data context 83,361 Show data context 354,878 Show data context 15,574 Show data context
1871 7,612 Show data context 88,188 Show data context 370,466 Show data context 18,488 Show data context
1877 8,589 Show data context 89,604 Show data context 357,306 Show data context 15,779 Show data context
1884 8,673 Show data context 94,217 Show data context 333,323 Show data context 13,895 Show data context 152,626 Show data context
1885 8,585 Show data context 95,095 Show data context 335,050 Show data context 14,566 Show data context 152,957 Show data context
1901 8,715 Show data context 101,369 Show data context 381,885 Show data context 13,324 Show data context
1931 7,768 Show data context 112,245 Show data context 410,183 Show data context 10,769 Show data context
1961 189,024 Show data context 473,232 Show data context 26,828 Show data context 633,199 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,
1931 - 1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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The Agricultural Census always included counts of numbers of animals, although the types of animal varied between dates.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Ayrshire ScoCnty through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th June 2021