Types of Animal reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Horses Cattle Sheep Pigs Goats Poultry
1866 3,307,034 Show data context 15,124,541 Show data context 2,066,299 Show data context
1869 1,141,996 Show data context 3,706,641 Show data context 19,821,863 Show data context 1,629,550 Show data context
1871 962,840 Show data context 3,671,064 Show data context 17,530,407 Show data context 2,078,504 Show data context
1877 1,070,208 Show data context 3,979,650 Show data context 18,330,377 Show data context 2,114,751 Show data context
1881 1,094,103 Show data context 4,160,085 Show data context 15,382,856 Show data context 1,733,280 Show data context
1885 1,080,889 Show data context 4,713,101 Show data context 16,809,778 Show data context 2,036,665 Show data context 12,265,050 Show data context
1891 1,143,050 Show data context 4,870,215 Show data context 17,874,722 Show data context 2,461,185 Show data context
1900 1,152,321 Show data context 4,848,698 Show data context 15,844,713 Show data context 2,021,422 Show data context
1901 1,161,914 Show data context 4,791,535 Show data context 15,548,057 Show data context 1,842,133 Show data context
1910 1,184,072 Show data context 5,126,251 Show data context 16,273,518 Show data context 2,020,319 Show data context
1920 1,204,740 Show data context 4,818,166 Show data context 10,224,664 Show data context 1,814,377 Show data context
1930 836,543 Show data context 5,065,026 Show data context 12,213,438 Show data context 2,104,299 Show data context
1931 815,103 Show data context 5,245,156 Show data context 13,427,527 Show data context 2,531,063 Show data context
1940 698,015 Show data context 6,157,447 Show data context 13,169,707 Show data context 3,155,419 Show data context 50,495,086 Show data context
1950 356,334 Show data context 7,002,668 Show data context 8,506,327 Show data context 2,096,287 Show data context 59,824,550 Show data context
1960 7,601,303 Show data context 13,031,632 Show data context 4,139,386 Show data context
1961 7,644,943 Show data context 13,548,310 Show data context 4,362,945 Show data context 12,452 Show data context 90,432,412 Show data context
1970 7,677,784 Show data context 11,627,455 Show data context 6,166,926 Show data context
Date: Source:
1866 - 1970 Ministry of Agriculture, 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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Date accessed: 28th November 2021