Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 37,691 Show data context 88,283 Show data context 111,381 Show data context 65,290 Show data context
1930 25,583 Show data context 96,025 Show data context 146,102 Show data context 74,410 Show data context
1931 24,504 Show data context 102,706 Show data context 182,596 Show data context 84,107 Show data context
1940 19,300 Show data context 121,817 Show data context 169,106 Show data context 126,207 Show data context 2,085,131 Show data context
1950 8,625 Show data context 130,089 Show data context 38,261 Show data context 93,138 Show data context 2,175,343 Show data context
1960 131,108 Show data context 90,328 Show data context 177,779 Show data context
1961 131,682 Show data context 93,687 Show data context 178,975 Show data context 555 Show data context 3,440,447 Show data context
1970 101,419 Show data context 54,220 Show data context 260,313 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, Essex 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/10186092/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 13th August 2020