Generalised Pig Categories as reported by the Agricultural Census.


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Year Breeding Sows Piglets (Aged under 5 months) All Other Pigs
1940 4,965 Show data context 27,248 Show data context 12,840 Show data context
1950 5,255 Show data context 19,391 Show data context 11,252 Show data context
1960 9,153 Show data context 44,701 Show data context 13,907 Show data context
1961 9,754 Show data context 47,045 Show data context 13,575 Show data context
1970 13,069 Show data context 79,449 Show data context 20,493 Show data context
Date: Source:
1940 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This set of three generalised categories is similar to those used for sheep, but can only be reconstructed for 1940 onwards. By identifying breeding sowes, piglets under 5 months and all other pigs we have approximate measures of the breeding stock and the productivity of that stock.

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


Date accessed: 06th August 2020