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Agriculture

Volume 983: debated on Monday 28 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will publish a table showing

EMPLOYEES AND SELF-EMPLOYED PERSONS ENGAGED IN AGRICULTURE IN WALES
195619611966197119761979
TOTAL EMPLOYEES40,43336,16327,69525,55324,50920,646
Regular whole-time34 939*23,87517,98414,69512,3428,517
Regular part-time4,2153,6464,4924,7163,483
Seasonal or casual5,4948,0736,0656,3667,1668,347
Salaried managersN/AN/AN/AN/A285299
TOTAL SELF-EMPLOYED†N/AN/AN/A27,83831,57933,879
Whole-time22,56524,81225,215
Part-time5,2736,7678,664
* Whole-time and part-time not distinguished so this figure covers both.
† Defined as farmers, partners and directors.
N/A = Not available.

Source: June Agricultural Census for each year.