Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 31,868 Show data context 252 Show data context 11,159 Show data context 4,021 Show data context 16,305 Show data context 1,252 Show data context 1,148 Show data context
1861 38,790 Show data context 476 Show data context 13,287 Show data context 5,680 Show data context 15,375 Show data context 1,270 Show data context 1,538 Show data context
1881 37,458 Show data context 1,050 Show data context 12,628 Show data context 5,860 Show data context 15,948 Show data context 1,032 Show data context 1,941 Show data context
1911 32,807 Show data context 881 Show data context 14,482 Show data context 8,200 Show data context 16,327 Show data context 1,900 Show data context 2,495 Show data context
1931 28,136 Show data context 413 Show data context 12,764 Show data context 6,972 Show data context 18,035 Show data context 2,570 Show data context 5,805 Show data context
1951 24,343 Show data context 372 Show data context 12,418 Show data context 8,069 Show data context 13,674 Show data context 929 Show data context 6,484 Show data context
1971 14,483 Show data context 187 Show data context 16,718 Show data context 7,807 Show data context 12,294 Show data context 1,843 Show data context 8,440 Show data context
1991 8,971 Show data context 1,846 Show data context 11,239 Show data context 11,088 Show data context 18,564 Show data context 4,732 Show data context 14,047 Show data context
2011 5,723 Show data context 3,569 Show data context 11,288 Show data context 16,388 Show data context 20,526 Show data context 13,440 Show data context 23,189 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, Aberdeenshire District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th October 2017