Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 8,362 Show data context 275 Show data context 973 Show data context 67 Show data context
1931 7,954 Show data context 241 Show data context 905 Show data context 47 Show data context
1940 6,104 Show data context 250 Show data context 917 Show data context 160 Show data context
1950 7,419 Show data context 521 Show data context 1,539 Show data context 262 Show data context
1960 5,448 Show data context 452 Show data context 592 Show data context 196 Show data context
1970 2,811 Show data context 474 Show data context 382 Show data context 199 Show data context 2,350 Show data context
Date: Source:
1930 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This simplified classification of farmworkers is used to present trends in the farm workforce. It includes a category for 'farmers', who are listed separately only for 1970. It is unclear whether they were included at all for earlier years.

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10073881/cube/AGCEN_WORKERS_GEN

Date accessed: 20th October 2019