Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Agricultural Census Categories for Farmworkers in 1950 1950
Regular, Male, 65 and over 574 Show data context
Regular, Male, 21 to 65 13,448 Show data context
Regular, Male, 18 to 21 1,791 Show data context
Regular, Male, Under 18 1,503 Show data context
Regular, Female 1,626 Show data context
Womens Land Army 226 Show data context
Casual, Male, 21 and over 4,139 Show data context
Casual, Male, Under 21 317 Show data context
Casual, Female 668 Show data context
Date: Source:
1950 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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In 1950, the Agricultural Census classified farmworkers into regular workers or casuals, into men and women and, for male workers, by age. Workers from the Women's Land Army were listed as an additional category.

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Date accessed: 13th August 2022