Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census.

No chart.

Agricultural Census Farm Size Categories for 1950-70 1950 1960 1970
Under 5 acres 993 Show data context 1,137 Show data context 342 Show data context
5 acres and not exceeding 14¾ 858 Show data context 881 Show data context 441 Show data context
15 acres and not exceeding 19¾ 177 Show data context 150 Show data context 131 Show data context
20 acres and not exceeding 29¾ 225 Show data context 222 Show data context 192 Show data context
30 acres and not exceeding 49¾ 287 Show data context 260 Show data context 234 Show data context
50 acres and not exceeding 99¾ 417 Show data context 402 Show data context 293 Show data context
100 acres and not exceeding 149¾ 252 Show data context 210 Show data context 160 Show data context
150 acres and not exceeding 299¾ 260 Show data context 245 Show data context 195 Show data context
300 acres and not exceeding 499¾ 83 Show data context 87 Show data context 88 Show data context
500 acres and not exceeding 699¾ 13 Show data context 20 Show data context 29 Show data context
700 acres and not exceeding 999¾ 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 15 Show data context
1,000 acres and over 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 10 Show data context
Date: Source:
1950 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

We are grateful to the following contributors. If you make use of the data in your own work, please follow any instructions given here on acknowledgment and re-use.

Date: Acknowledgments:
1960 - 1970 Department of the Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs (Farming Statistics Team). Role: creator. Restrictions on use: the material may be re-used free of charge in any format or medium. You must re-use it accurately and not in a misleading context. You must acknowledge the material as Crown copyright and give the title of the document/publication.

 

This website exists to help people doing personal research projects on particular areas within a locality. So long as you are using our data for only a small number of units, you are not making money out of what you are doing, and you are not systematically re-publishing our data, you do not need to request permission from us, but you do need to acknowledge us as your source with the wording:

"This work is based on data provided through www.VisionofBritain.org.uk and uses historical material which is copyright of the Great Britain Historical GIS Project and the University of Portsmouth".

Where the above statement is included in a web page or similar online resource, the reference to "www.VisionofBritain.org.uk" must be a working hyperlink.

nCube definition


Between 1950 and 1970, the Agricultural Census reported farm sizes using these categories, defined in acres.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Surrey AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10152902/cube/AGCEN_FARMSIZE_A_1950

Date accessed: 13th August 2020