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 56,665 Show data context 32,756 Show data context 83,315 Show data context 7,094 Show data context 3,660 Show data context 6,474 Show data context 32,773 Show data context 12,004 Show data context 7,767 Show data context 838 Show data context 35,002 Show data context 69,610 Show data context 23,022 Show data context
1930 36,656 Show data context 20,482 Show data context 59,345 Show data context 2,932 Show data context 2,374 Show data context 3,924 Show data context 23,350 Show data context 9,077 Show data context 8,042 Show data context 867 Show data context 20,295 Show data context 64,346 Show data context 22,367 Show data context
1931 34,612 Show data context 19,367 Show data context 52,151 Show data context 2,191 Show data context 2,240 Show data context 3,790 Show data context 20,365 Show data context 8,489 Show data context 6,937 Show data context 751 Show data context 22,489 Show data context 69,558 Show data context 21,454 Show data context
1940 46,304 Show data context 31,035 Show data context 60,341 Show data context 734 Show data context 596 Show data context 5,607 Show data context 13,924 Show data context 5,985 Show data context 8,940 Show data context 532 Show data context 21,533 Show data context 49,556 Show data context 23,398 Show data context
1950 72,296 Show data context 64,301 Show data context 43,226 Show data context 1,260 Show data context 1,400 Show data context 14,009 Show data context 6,412 Show data context 6,233 Show data context 14,053 Show data context 678 Show data context 13,461 Show data context 105,706 Show data context 56,295 Show data context
1960 41,792 Show data context 137,403 Show data context 17,250 Show data context 246 Show data context 82 Show data context 7,161 Show data context 3,022 Show data context 1,705 Show data context 22,818 Show data context 580 Show data context 8,888 Show data context 143,538 Show data context 21,344 Show data context
1961 37,595 Show data context 142,509 Show data context 11,370 Show data context 142 Show data context 130 Show data context 5,326 Show data context 2,262 Show data context 1,160 Show data context 20,048 Show data context 587 Show data context 12,138 Show data context 149,062 Show data context 19,199 Show data context
1970 69,977 Show data context 162,880 Show data context 11,901 Show data context 483 Show data context 6,519 Show data context 5,452 Show data context 969 Show data context 128 Show data context 12,077 Show data context 524 Show data context 6,943 Show data context 111,614 Show data context 14,176 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, Hampshire 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/10134870/cube/AGCEN_CROP_GEN

Date accessed: 03rd August 2021