Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 11,075 Show data context 1,553 Show data context 1,705 Show data context 406 Show data context
1931 11,161 Show data context 1,483 Show data context 1,443 Show data context 344 Show data context
1940 8,762 Show data context 621 Show data context 1,246 Show data context 569 Show data context
1950 10,210 Show data context 1,126 Show data context 2,281 Show data context 612 Show data context
1960 7,921 Show data context 934 Show data context 891 Show data context 635 Show data context
1970 4,029 Show data context 957 Show data context 658 Show data context 508 Show data context 4,992 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, Staffordshire 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/10102390/cube/AGCEN_WORKERS_GEN

Date accessed: 17th July 2019