Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Types of animal listed by the Agricultural Census 1920 1931 1961
Horses 14,701 Show data context 10,013 Show data context
Cattle 45,668 Show data context 52,554 Show data context 82,992 Show data context
Sheep 173,114 Show data context 241,262 Show data context 332,428 Show data context
Pigs 15,294 Show data context 19,436 Show data context 16,923 Show data context
Goats 109 Show data context
Poultry 485,128 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1961 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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Date accessed: 22nd October 2019