Acreages of different crops, as reported by Agricultural Censuses 1922-35

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1922- 1930 1931
Wheat 25,267 Show data context 18,737 Show data context
Barley 21,874 Show data context 17,977 Show data context
Oats 95,099 Show data context 91,918 Show data context
Mixed Corn 12,232 Show data context 10,686 Show data context
Rye 105 Show data context 114 Show data context
Beans 1,028 Show data context 851 Show data context
Peas 233 Show data context 223 Show data context
Potatoes 7,643 Show data context 7,795 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 29,252 Show data context 28,173 Show data context
Mangold 21,210 Show data context 20,071 Show data context
Sugar Beet 874 Show data context 122 Show data context
Cabbage for fodder, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 12,927 Show data context 12,071 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 413 Show data context 408 Show data context
Lucerne 176 Show data context 148 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Orchards with Small Fruit underneath 510 Show data context 460 Show data context
Orchards without Small Fruit 21,441 Show data context 21,525 Show data context
Small Fruit, not in an orchard 707 Show data context 663 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: for Hay 78,950 Show data context 78,758 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: not for Hay 100,234 Show data context 108,953 Show data context
Other Crops 2,578 Show data context 2,627 Show data context
Bare Fallow 3,718 Show data context 3,556 Show data context
Date: Source:
1930 - 1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county between 1922 and 1935 (?). More detailed breakdowns were given in other tables for orchard fruit, soft fruit and, within 'other crops', market garden produce.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Devon AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by Agricultural Censuses 1922-35, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th May 2022