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Chart 2.1  Farm and non-farm populations

Chart 2.1 (data) Farm and non-farm populations
  Farm population Non-farm population
  %
1931 31.7 68.3
1941 27.4 72.6
1951 20.8 79.2
1956 17.1 82.9
1961 11.7 88.3
1966 9.8 90.2
1971 7.4 92.6
1976 5.5 94.5
1981 4.7 95.3
1986 4.0 96.0
1991 3.2 96.8
1996 3.0 97.0
2001 2.4 97.6