Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Poultry
1870 4,421 Show data context 16,416 Show data context 468,681 Show data context 4,087 Show data context
1871 4,394 Show data context 16,839 Show data context 477,434 Show data context 4,760 Show data context
1877 4,586 Show data context 15,925 Show data context 504,440 Show data context 4,211 Show data context
1884 4,420 Show data context 17,831 Show data context 502,721 Show data context 4,783 Show data context 52,140 Show data context
1885 4,396 Show data context 18,679 Show data context 494,152 Show data context 4,174 Show data context 53,136 Show data context
1901 4,150 Show data context 17,859 Show data context 539,486 Show data context 2,664 Show data context
1931 3,611 Show data context 25,438 Show data context 585,720 Show data context 3,043 Show data context
1961 49,701 Show data context 544,849 Show data context 7,713 Show data context 96,037 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, Roxburghshire 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: 08th August 2022