Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Farm Size Categories for 1920 1920 1931
Under 5 acres 707 Show data context 754 Show data context
5 to 20 acres 1,174 Show data context 1,121 Show data context
20 to 50 acres 943 Show data context 931 Show data context
50 to 100 acres 752 Show data context 750 Show data context
100 to 150 acres 343 Show data context 340 Show data context
150 to 300 acres 310 Show data context 288 Show data context
Over 300 acres 58 Show data context 37 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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In 1920 and 1930 the Agricultural Census reported farm sizes using these categories, defined in acres.

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


Date accessed: 14th October 2019