Generalised agricultural crop classification for 1866-1970.

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Year Wheat Barley Oats Rye Beans & Peas Potatoes Turnips and Swedes Mangolds Cabbage, Rape, etc Hops Bare Fallow Clover and Rotation Grasses Other Crops
1920 33,602 Show data context 15,891 Show data context 22,711 Show data context 28 Show data context 15,053 Show data context 48,837 Show data context 2,888 Show data context 5,169 Show data context 1,105 Show data context 0 Show data context 5,758 Show data context 16,130 Show data context 19,216 Show data context
1930 35,954 Show data context 9,526 Show data context 19,584 Show data context 68 Show data context 15,986 Show data context 50,935 Show data context 3,110 Show data context 4,759 Show data context 415 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,323 Show data context 13,274 Show data context 33,528 Show data context
1931 33,839 Show data context 9,078 Show data context 19,428 Show data context 74 Show data context 17,850 Show data context 53,927 Show data context 2,567 Show data context 4,405 Show data context 351 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,849 Show data context 13,927 Show data context 29,591 Show data context
1940 46,739 Show data context 9,025 Show data context 18,826 Show data context 12 Show data context 6,947 Show data context 61,351 Show data context 1,100 Show data context 2,568 Show data context 241 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,037 Show data context 10,948 Show data context 37,991 Show data context
1950 57,131 Show data context 9,539 Show data context 11,268 Show data context 53 Show data context 1,950 Show data context 50,716 Show data context 1,030 Show data context 3,550 Show data context 398 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,556 Show data context 12,409 Show data context 60,623 Show data context
1960 57,326 Show data context 19,099 Show data context 6,967 Show data context 107 Show data context 4,990 Show data context 40,146 Show data context 438 Show data context 1,942 Show data context 627 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,179 Show data context 14,475 Show data context 67,313 Show data context
1961 57,386 Show data context 24,452 Show data context 6,454 Show data context 92 Show data context 6,026 Show data context 35,429 Show data context 794 Show data context 1,632 Show data context 607 Show data context 0 Show data context 5,326 Show data context 16,279 Show data context 62,471 Show data context
1970 60,888 Show data context 28,180 Show data context 2,308 Show data context 14 Show data context 2,468 Show data context 29,954 Show data context 154 Show data context 260 Show data context 311 Show data context 0 Show data context 6,866 Show data context 4,134 Show data context 90,414 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This system for crop classification has been designed by the GBH GIS project to enable comparison of all farm censuses from 1866 to 1970. This inevitably means including many crops in a large 'Other' category. Although Farm Census data for Scotland as well as for England and Wales have been converted to this structure, the Scottish classification for 1961 fits particularly poorly, not identifying rye or beans and peas. Hops are not identified in the Scottish classification for 1931 or 1961, but there were no hops...


at all in Scotland in 1871 or 1901.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Parts of Holland AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Generalised agricultural crop classification for 1866-1970., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10041806/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 04th December 2021