Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 9,826 Show data context 1,548 Show data context 2,000 Show data context 2,043 Show data context
1931 10,094 Show data context 1,983 Show data context 1,833 Show data context 1,669 Show data context
1940 9,814 Show data context 3,245 Show data context 1,167 Show data context 2,292 Show data context
1950 9,677 Show data context 2,067 Show data context 1,959 Show data context 2,071 Show data context
1960 8,356 Show data context 2,520 Show data context 851 Show data context 1,238 Show data context
1970 4,982 Show data context 2,513 Show data context 577 Show data context 1,353 Show data context 3,151 Show data context
Date: Source:
1930 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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This simplified classification of farmworkers is used to present trends in the farm workforce. It includes a category for 'farmers', who are listed separately only for 1970. It is unclear whether they were included at all for earlier years.

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

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

Date accessed: 07th December 2021