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 2,318 Show data context 2,298 Show data context
5 to 20 acres 3,687 Show data context 3,691 Show data context
20 to 50 acres 3,199 Show data context 3,458 Show data context
50 to 100 acres 3,348 Show data context 3,669 Show data context
100 to 150 acres 2,032 Show data context 2,072 Show data context
150 to 300 acres 1,999 Show data context 1,835 Show data context
Over 300 acres 276 Show data context 197 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: 10th August 2022