Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 19,655 Show data context 3,032 Show data context 4,105 Show data context 819 Show data context
1931 19,382 Show data context 2,886 Show data context 3,592 Show data context 791 Show data context
1940 14,961 Show data context 1,058 Show data context 3,350 Show data context 530 Show data context
1950 17,316 Show data context 1,852 Show data context 4,456 Show data context 668 Show data context
1960 15,377 Show data context 1,521 Show data context 1,797 Show data context 314 Show data context
1970 7,904 Show data context 1,852 Show data context 1,690 Show data context 434 Show data context 11,180 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, Devon 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/10152896/cube/AGCEN_WORKERS_GEN

Date accessed: 24th May 2022