Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1870 9,323 Show data context 44,647 Show data context 119,841 Show data context 6,516 Show data context
1871 9,347 Show data context 46,845 Show data context 117,164 Show data context 7,422 Show data context
1877 10,076 Show data context 44,976 Show data context 126,500 Show data context 5,804 Show data context
1884 9,720 Show data context 50,281 Show data context 128,994 Show data context 7,202 Show data context 99,372 Show data context
1885 9,692 Show data context 50,406 Show data context 132,167 Show data context 6,997 Show data context 105,342 Show data context
1901 9,965 Show data context 55,772 Show data context 161,806 Show data context 6,380 Show data context
1931 7,670 Show data context 49,125 Show data context 217,787 Show data context 8,366 Show data context
1961 86,781 Show data context 211,062 Show data context 29,664 Show data context 413,652 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,
1931 - 1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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The Agricultural Census always included counts of numbers of animals, although the types of animal varied between dates.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Angus ScoCnty through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd May 2022