Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census.

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Year Under 5 acres 5 to 50 acres 50 to 300 acres Over 300 acres
1920 1,516 Show data context 2,956 Show data context 1,005 Show data context 118 Show data context
1931 1,384 Show data context 2,947 Show data context 965 Show data context 116 Show data context
1950 1,391 Show data context 2,608 Show data context 928 Show data context 133 Show data context
1960 1,509 Show data context 2,422 Show data context 873 Show data context 148 Show data context
1970 896 Show data context 1,711 Show data context 743 Show data context 172 Show data context
Date: Source:
1920 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The 1910 Farm Census listed farm acreages using this four-way classification, and data from later years have been simplified to the same bands. In most years, holdings of under 1 acre are specifically excluded.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Parts of Holland AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Sizes of farms as reported by the Agricultural Census., A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 03rd December 2021