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Tractors

Volume 981: debated on Monday 17 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry how many tractors were produced in the United Kingdom in each year from 1950 to the latest year for which figures are available; and what, by volume and by value, these represented as a percentage of the total production of tractors in each of these years.

[pursuant to his reply, 13 March 1980]: Information on world production of tractors is not available. Following is the number of tractors produced in the United Kingdom since 1950.

YearAgricultural Tractors (3 and 4-wheeled)
1950117,445
1951137,387
1952122,808
1953109,327
1954132,886
1955133,043
1956108,545
1957144,117
1958141,128
1959161,382
1960180,981
1961175,724
1962200,902
1963229,104
1964203,447
1965177,787
1966196,798
1967166,204
1968178,774
1969179,866
1970160,718
1971151,004
1972134,295
1973119,300
1974119,600
1975141,700
1976161,500
1977147,200
1978111,900