Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 33,297 Show data context 166,397 Show data context 126,454 Show data context 39,107 Show data context
1930 21,675 Show data context 174,886 Show data context 171,342 Show data context 35,697 Show data context
1931 21,256 Show data context 183,958 Show data context 211,127 Show data context 43,959 Show data context
1940 18,896 Show data context 228,183 Show data context 213,876 Show data context 58,514 Show data context 1,403,324 Show data context
1950 10,111 Show data context 245,760 Show data context 86,392 Show data context 43,561 Show data context 1,660,812 Show data context
1960 236,483 Show data context 186,527 Show data context 91,861 Show data context
1961 248,022 Show data context 205,546 Show data context 95,352 Show data context 172 Show data context 2,153,717 Show data context
1970 263,206 Show data context 132,794 Show data context 102,959 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, Staffordshire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10102390/cube/AGCEN_ANIMALS

Date accessed: 17th July 2019