Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1920 16,151 Show data context 36,096 Show data context 18,850 Show data context 25,016 Show data context
1930 13,392 Show data context 32,501 Show data context 17,815 Show data context 33,905 Show data context
1931 13,257 Show data context 32,446 Show data context 21,586 Show data context 40,882 Show data context
1940 11,724 Show data context 30,870 Show data context 10,251 Show data context 50,556 Show data context 579,293 Show data context
1950 6,278 Show data context 29,759 Show data context 3,961 Show data context 30,516 Show data context 663,328 Show data context
1960 25,507 Show data context 14,962 Show data context 40,158 Show data context
1961 25,095 Show data context 17,046 Show data context 39,890 Show data context 51 Show data context 633,775 Show data context
1970 11,634 Show data context 9,364 Show data context 49,531 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, 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, Parts of Holland AdmC 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: 02nd December 2021