Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 14,307 Show data context 2,687 Show data context 1,805 Show data context 729 Show data context
1931 14,390 Show data context 2,600 Show data context 1,716 Show data context 671 Show data context
1940 10,959 Show data context 1,026 Show data context 1,558 Show data context 729 Show data context
1950 12,853 Show data context 1,701 Show data context 2,941 Show data context 769 Show data context
1960 9,794 Show data context 1,394 Show data context 1,026 Show data context 383 Show data context
1970 4,993 Show data context 1,258 Show data context 864 Show data context 315 Show data context 5,343 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, Cheshire 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/10152938/cube/AGCEN_WORKERS_GEN

Date accessed: 01st December 2021