Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 13,920 Show data context 41,145 Show data context 47,849 Show data context 22,565 Show data context
1930 9,685 Show data context 42,849 Show data context 66,462 Show data context 24,624 Show data context
1931 9,161 Show data context 44,653 Show data context 78,492 Show data context 28,689 Show data context
1940 7,129 Show data context 56,451 Show data context 69,144 Show data context 41,100 Show data context 606,088 Show data context
1950 3,290 Show data context 63,378 Show data context 21,711 Show data context 37,268 Show data context 700,750 Show data context
1960 65,072 Show data context 44,273 Show data context 70,142 Show data context
1961 63,922 Show data context 44,719 Show data context 74,182 Show data context 203 Show data context 1,388,663 Show data context
1970 57,249 Show data context 24,010 Show data context 94,303 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, Hertfordshire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2019