Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Under 5 acres 5 to 50 acres 50 to 300 acres Over 300 acres
1920 1,273 Show data context 3,036 Show data context 2,350 Show data context 263 Show data context
1931 1,101 Show data context 2,743 Show data context 2,363 Show data context 233 Show data context
1950 1,085 Show data context 2,093 Show data context 2,325 Show data context 255 Show data context
1960 1,079 Show data context 1,870 Show data context 2,151 Show data context 291 Show data context
1970 320 Show data context 1,210 Show data context 1,625 Show data context 378 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The 1910 Farm Census listed farm acreages using this four-way classification, and data from later years have been simplified to the same bands. In most years, holdings of under 1 acre are specifically excluded.

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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.

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Date accessed: 17th July 2019