Farmworkers, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year Regular, Male Regular, Female Casual, Male Casual, Female Farmers
1930 522,906 Show data context 52,516 Show data context 73,522 Show data context 29,697 Show data context
1931 510,158 Show data context 51,616 Show data context 65,463 Show data context 26,883 Show data context
1940 427,830 Show data context 40,092 Show data context 58,362 Show data context 42,119 Show data context
1950 490,521 Show data context 53,267 Show data context 97,589 Show data context 46,340 Show data context
1960 393,402 Show data context 52,667 Show data context 42,295 Show data context 35,071 Show data context
1970 210,422 Show data context 53,113 Show data context 31,596 Show data context 33,705 Show data context 177,908 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, England Dep 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/10061325/cube/AGCEN_WORKERS_GEN

Date accessed: 09th December 2021