Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 844 Show data context 195 Show data context 42,638 Show data context 8,202 Show data context 14,303 Show data context 3,191 Show data context 1,667 Show data context
1861 3,705 Show data context 393 Show data context 69,092 Show data context 17,006 Show data context 30,329 Show data context 6,700 Show data context 3,157 Show data context
1881 2,881 Show data context 791 Show data context 104,198 Show data context 34,219 Show data context 53,632 Show data context 14,759 Show data context 6,926 Show data context
1911 2,183 Show data context 2,549 Show data context 149,505 Show data context 59,413 Show data context 83,281 Show data context 27,252 Show data context 13,289 Show data context
1931 1,389 Show data context 1,518 Show data context 153,171 Show data context 44,674 Show data context 99,218 Show data context 11,209 Show data context 23,220 Show data context
1951 660 Show data context 1,574 Show data context 179,927 Show data context 58,430 Show data context 113,970 Show data context 23,881 Show data context 35,812 Show data context
1971 181 Show data context 85 Show data context 101,493 Show data context 51,130 Show data context 78,190 Show data context 40,134 Show data context 54,015 Show data context
1991 318 Show data context 0 Show data context 36,586 Show data context 41,099 Show data context 53,816 Show data context 58,029 Show data context 61,190 Show data context
2011 155 Show data context 92 Show data context 14,789 Show data context 36,865 Show data context 76,855 Show data context 92,921 Show data context 98,068 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, Manchester District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2017