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Grid square agricultural census data for England, Scotland and Wales which gives realistic estimates of: what was produced; how much was produced; and where it was produced.

The Agricultural Census is conducted in June each year by the government departments dealing with Agriculture and Rural Affairs for Scotland, England, and Wales. Each farmer declares the agricultural activity on the land via a postal questionnaire. The respective government departments collect the 150 items of data and publish information relating to farm holdings for recognised geographies.

Dates covered:

  • England and Wales: 1969-1997
  • England: 2000-
  • Wales: 2000-
  • Scotland: 1969-

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