Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 8,826 Show data context 530 Show data context 1,274 Show data context 199 Show data context
1931 8,537 Show data context 497 Show data context 1,217 Show data context 151 Show data context
1940 6,572 Show data context 485 Show data context 1,072 Show data context 357 Show data context
1950 8,319 Show data context 830 Show data context 1,827 Show data context 513 Show data context
1960 6,123 Show data context 858 Show data context 713 Show data context 315 Show data context
1970 3,098 Show data context 832 Show data context 584 Show data context 519 Show data context 3,299 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.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Warwickshire 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/10210379/cube/AGCEN_WORKERS_GEN

Date accessed: 17th July 2019