Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 19,384 Show data context 61,241 Show data context 172,407 Show data context 20,184 Show data context
1930 14,357 Show data context 61,165 Show data context 163,620 Show data context 26,403 Show data context
1931 13,810 Show data context 58,606 Show data context 183,465 Show data context 34,308 Show data context
1940 11,263 Show data context 68,932 Show data context 167,482 Show data context 35,767 Show data context 512,290 Show data context
1950 5,191 Show data context 73,926 Show data context 74,918 Show data context 24,672 Show data context 711,449 Show data context
1960 74,113 Show data context 125,281 Show data context 33,153 Show data context
1961 74,491 Show data context 133,908 Show data context 35,615 Show data context 59 Show data context 826,295 Show data context
1970 54,390 Show data context 78,660 Show data context 67,897 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, Parts of Kesteven 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: 26th January 2020