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This chapter contains information on the number of agricultural holdings in Ireland from 1855 to 2010.

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20.1 Number of holdings
 
YearLeinsterMunsterConnaughtUlster (part)Total
1855117,800115,500115,60070,600419,500
1865114,000114,600120,70070,000419,400
1875109,600113,000119,70067,700410,000
1885105,100110,000116,00065,700396,900
1895104,800111,200116,10065,700397,800
      
1905104,000113,400116,70065,800399,900
191587,900101,800109,00060,900359,700
193083,60098,200103,00053,100338,000
194081,10095,60099,40050,600326,700
195078,50093,70097,10048,600317,900
196071,80088,20087,30042,900290,300
197070,40086,70081,80040,500279,500
198066,60083,10076,20037,600263,600
199142,70056,30048,90022,100170,100
      
200035,60046,20040,90018,900141,500
201034,80045,70040,30019,100139,900
Source: CSO

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The number of agricultural holdings in 2010 was 139,900, just over a third of the number in 1855.

LeinsterMunsterConnaughtUlster (part)
1855117.8115.5115.670.6
1865114114.6120.770
1875109.6113119.767.7
1885105.111011665.7
1895104.8111.2116.165.7
1905104113.4116.765.8
191587.9101.810960.9
193083.698.210353.1
194081.195.699.450.6
195078.593.797.148.6
196071.888.287.342.9
197070.486.781.840.5
198066.683.176.237.6
199142.756.348.922.1
200035.646.240.918.9
201034.845.740.319.1

 

 

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