Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 7,919 Show data context 133 Show data context 6,284 Show data context 1,625 Show data context 4,640 Show data context 619 Show data context 471 Show data context
1861 8,777 Show data context 210 Show data context 4,607 Show data context 1,600 Show data context 3,536 Show data context 433 Show data context 479 Show data context
1881 6,910 Show data context 225 Show data context 3,677 Show data context 1,659 Show data context 4,101 Show data context 307 Show data context 781 Show data context
1911 4,146 Show data context 376 Show data context 8,253 Show data context 2,788 Show data context 5,767 Show data context 1,207 Show data context 1,213 Show data context
1931 7,778 Show data context 348 Show data context 3,186 Show data context 2,479 Show data context 6,678 Show data context 376 Show data context 1,816 Show data context
1951 7,680 Show data context 47 Show data context 5,434 Show data context 3,533 Show data context 5,627 Show data context 381 Show data context 4,668 Show data context
1971 2,096 Show data context 44 Show data context 10,610 Show data context 3,892 Show data context 5,139 Show data context 1,280 Show data context 4,612 Show data context
1991 3,076 Show data context 40 Show data context 10,859 Show data context 6,114 Show data context 10,794 Show data context 4,263 Show data context 6,691 Show data context
2011 1,505 Show data context 27 Show data context 8,139 Show data context 7,756 Show data context 15,157 Show data context 8,949 Show data context 12,559 Show data context
Date: Source:
1841 1841 Census of Great Britain, Occupations, Table [1] , 'Occupation Abstract'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1881 - 2011 Census of Population
1971 1971 Census of England and Wales, Economic activity County Leaflets, Table 3 , 'Industry and status by area of workplace and sex', for 'County, county boroughs, urban areas with populations of 50,000 or more, conurbation centres'

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Here we present how the economic foundations of each locality have changed over time, identifying the traditional sectors of Agriculture, Mining and Manufacturing which dominated many areas in the nineteenth century, but also breaking down services into those which, broadly, sell directly to consumers; those which deal mainly with other buinesses, including financial services; and public services, including education and health.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wychavon District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 16th December 2017