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 2,094 Show data context 1,643 Show data context
5 to 20 acres 3,392 Show data context 2,835 Show data context
20 to 50 acres 2,233 Show data context 2,124 Show data context
50 to 100 acres 1,534 Show data context 1,616 Show data context
100 to 150 acres 756 Show data context 719 Show data context
150 to 300 acres 861 Show data context 822 Show data context
Over 300 acres 207 Show data context 178 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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Date accessed: 15th July 2019