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FBS data builder. v65b[2.6.a]: Table 13267   Age band of principal farmer                
England:  2015/16       ALL AGES —————     —————     —————     —————     —————     —————     —————     —————      
                Under 45 —————     —————     45 - <55 55 - <65 65 & over —————     —————      
                  < 35 35 - <45       65 - <75 >=75  
Farm Type     Cell Variable Statistic                    
ALL FARM TYPES    Number of farms Sum 56,469 5,011 740 4,271 14,566 19,234 17,658 14,207 3,451  
       Cropping             22,813 1,990 471 1,520 5,556 7,399 7,867 6,381 1,487  
            Cereals           14,151 1,328 246 1,082 3,219 4,434 5,170 4,278 892  
            General cropping           5,087 495 165 330 1,535 1,686 1,371 1,238 133  
            Horticulture           3,575 167 60 108 802 1,280 1,327 865 462  
                 Specialist fruit           782 39 0 39 97 143 503 263 240  
                 Specialist glass           339 19 3 16 68 174 78 70 8  
                 Specialist hardy nursery stock           897 73 56 16 160 392 273 176 97  
                 Other horticulture           1,557 37 0 37 476 571 473 356 117  
       Grazing Livestock           25,114 2,416 210 2,205 6,708 8,449 7,542 6,178 1,364  
            Dairy           6,506 515 0 515 2,625 2,194 1,172 855 317  
            Grazing livestock (lowland)           12,172 1,489 83 1,406 2,580 4,088 4,015 3,328 687  
            Grazing livestock (LFA)           6,436 411 127 284 1,503 2,167 2,355 1,995 360  
                 Grazing livestock (DA)           2,408 75 0 75 658 637 1,037 1,007 30  
                 Specialist sheep (SDA)           1,870 155 52 103 338 804 573 498 75  
                 Other grazing livestock (SDA)           2,158 181 75 106 506 726 745 491 254  
       Other types & mixed           8,542 605 59 547 2,301 3,386 2,249 1,649 600  
            Pigs           1,222 47 0 47 452 505 218 208 10  
            Poultry           1,402 248 36 212 408 370 376 250 126  
            Mixed           5,918 310 22 288 1,441 2,512 1,655 1,191 464  
                             
 

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