Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,956 Show data context 1 Show data context 1,756 Show data context 733 Show data context 2,504 Show data context 217 Show data context 203 Show data context
1861 4,347 Show data context 3 Show data context 2,151 Show data context 832 Show data context 2,165 Show data context 279 Show data context 289 Show data context
1881 3,492 Show data context 7 Show data context 2,305 Show data context 1,327 Show data context 3,216 Show data context 271 Show data context 407 Show data context
1911 6,789 Show data context 3 Show data context 2,182 Show data context 1,951 Show data context 3,760 Show data context 311 Show data context 676 Show data context
1931 5,810 Show data context 4 Show data context 2,304 Show data context 2,418 Show data context 4,501 Show data context 283 Show data context 1,002 Show data context
1951 5,799 Show data context 4 Show data context 3,197 Show data context 3,686 Show data context 4,987 Show data context 351 Show data context 2,105 Show data context
1971 4,337 Show data context 0 Show data context 2,797 Show data context 2,323 Show data context 4,565 Show data context 940 Show data context 2,180 Show data context
1991 2,260 Show data context 0 Show data context 3,684 Show data context 2,893 Show data context 7,146 Show data context 1,518 Show data context 4,847 Show data context
2011 1,608 Show data context 18 Show data context 4,481 Show data context 3,688 Show data context 8,784 Show data context 3,636 Show data context 8,879 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, Boston District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th October 2017