Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1870 9,369 Show data context 35,949 Show data context 54,846 Show data context 6,824 Show data context
1871 9,328 Show data context 37,491 Show data context 56,426 Show data context 7,926 Show data context
1877 10,155 Show data context 37,305 Show data context 73,665 Show data context 6,593 Show data context
1884 10,005 Show data context 43,728 Show data context 88,529 Show data context 7,392 Show data context 85,170 Show data context
1885 9,717 Show data context 44,360 Show data context 88,346 Show data context 6,713 Show data context 86,475 Show data context
1901 9,744 Show data context 51,352 Show data context 115,029 Show data context 4,746 Show data context
1931 7,443 Show data context 46,139 Show data context 161,919 Show data context 8,639 Show data context
1961 82,304 Show data context 166,224 Show data context 22,237 Show data context 297,006 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,
1931 - 1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish 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, Fife ScoCnty 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: 17th July 2019