Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Farm Size Categories for 1950-70 1950 1960 1970
Under 5 acres 1,085 Show data context 1,079 Show data context 320 Show data context
5 acres and not exceeding 14¾ 1,068 Show data context 975 Show data context 504 Show data context
15 acres and not exceeding 19¾ 220 Show data context 158 Show data context 150 Show data context
20 acres and not exceeding 29¾ 324 Show data context 297 Show data context 231 Show data context
30 acres and not exceeding 49¾ 481 Show data context 440 Show data context 325 Show data context
50 acres and not exceeding 99¾ 874 Show data context 783 Show data context 566 Show data context
100 acres and not exceeding 149¾ 605 Show data context 553 Show data context 437 Show data context
150 acres and not exceeding 299¾ 846 Show data context 815 Show data context 622 Show data context
300 acres and not exceeding 499¾ 208 Show data context 238 Show data context 253 Show data context
500 acres and not exceeding 699¾ 34 Show data context 40 Show data context 78 Show data context
700 acres and not exceeding 999¾ 11 Show data context 11 Show data context 31 Show data context
1,000 acres and over 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 16 Show data context
Date: Source:
1950 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Between 1950 and 1970, the Agricultural Census reported farm sizes using these categories, defined in acres.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Warwickshire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10210379/cube/AGCEN_FARMSIZE_A_1950

Date accessed: 23rd July 2019