Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Agricultural Census Farm Size Categories for 1920 1920 1931
Under 5 acres 1,516 Show data context 1,384 Show data context
5 to 20 acres 1,755 Show data context 1,624 Show data context
20 to 50 acres 1,201 Show data context 1,323 Show data context
50 to 100 acres 500 Show data context 509 Show data context
100 to 150 acres 234 Show data context 207 Show data context
150 to 300 acres 271 Show data context 249 Show data context
Over 300 acres 118 Show data context 116 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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In 1920 and 1930 the Agricultural Census reported farm sizes using these categories, defined in acres.

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Date accessed: 07th December 2021