Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 56,106 Show data context 286,034 Show data context 661,071 Show data context 79,292 Show data context
1930 40,552 Show data context 311,707 Show data context 866,880 Show data context 106,268 Show data context
1931 39,791 Show data context 323,203 Show data context 915,065 Show data context 130,347 Show data context
1940 35,745 Show data context 357,609 Show data context 1,015,769 Show data context 163,446 Show data context 2,445,737 Show data context
1950 19,683 Show data context 432,429 Show data context 767,799 Show data context 70,790 Show data context 2,906,144 Show data context
1960 493,735 Show data context 1,225,359 Show data context 176,678 Show data context
1961 489,396 Show data context 1,243,949 Show data context 183,604 Show data context 589 Show data context 3,818,211 Show data context
1970 599,614 Show data context 1,250,802 Show data context 259,019 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, 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, Devon AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10152896/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 10th August 2022