Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 549 Show data context 174 Show data context 7,706 Show data context 1,242 Show data context 2,760 Show data context 504 Show data context 287 Show data context
1861 1,331 Show data context 243 Show data context 10,919 Show data context 2,920 Show data context 4,344 Show data context 733 Show data context 555 Show data context
1881 945 Show data context 126 Show data context 16,060 Show data context 5,881 Show data context 6,683 Show data context 1,315 Show data context 1,430 Show data context
1911 828 Show data context 1,191 Show data context 27,797 Show data context 11,146 Show data context 11,651 Show data context 2,409 Show data context 2,697 Show data context
1931 899 Show data context 462 Show data context 30,849 Show data context 10,420 Show data context 14,255 Show data context 1,285 Show data context 5,206 Show data context
1951 1,344 Show data context 1,454 Show data context 58,630 Show data context 16,497 Show data context 18,020 Show data context 1,836 Show data context 10,612 Show data context
1971 265 Show data context 17 Show data context 50,229 Show data context 17,354 Show data context 18,491 Show data context 6,573 Show data context 14,852 Show data context
1991 180 Show data context 60 Show data context 36,833 Show data context 15,625 Show data context 21,806 Show data context 11,832 Show data context 21,902 Show data context
2011 105 Show data context 83 Show data context 20,075 Show data context 15,118 Show data context 30,690 Show data context 19,646 Show data context 38,173 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, Derby UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2017