Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 21,873 Show data context 122,538 Show data context 228,187 Show data context 21,902 Show data context
1930 14,506 Show data context 125,180 Show data context 303,502 Show data context 29,070 Show data context
1931 14,348 Show data context 129,310 Show data context 366,748 Show data context 33,882 Show data context
1940 12,035 Show data context 153,232 Show data context 389,947 Show data context 32,366 Show data context 605,047 Show data context
1950 5,432 Show data context 160,712 Show data context 252,791 Show data context 23,186 Show data context 756,231 Show data context
1960 149,558 Show data context 381,349 Show data context 43,047 Show data context
1961 153,407 Show data context 400,798 Show data context 46,193 Show data context 95 Show data context 882,577 Show data context
1970 126,392 Show data context 307,318 Show data context 75,366 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, Northamptonshire 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: 16th September 2019