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Appendix 8 Statistical Compendium: Table 4 Persons working on Farms 1971 - 1991

Type of Workers
1971 1981 1991
Full Time Owners, Partners and Directors {39,700} 26,400 22,300
Part Time Owners, Partners and Directors   10,500 12,000
Wives of Owners, Partners and Directors 10,300 5,500 4,600
Full Time Family Workers 11,600 4,900 2,900
Part Time Family Workers 5,600 5,800 6,600
Full Time Hired Workers 4,600 2,700 2,000
Part Time Hired Workers 4,900 5,000 7,000
Total Agricultural Labour Force 76,700 60,800 57,400
Source: Department of Agriculture
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