Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 5,488 Show data context 42 Show data context 1,368 Show data context 674 Show data context 2,345 Show data context 247 Show data context 206 Show data context
1861 7,413 Show data context 1 Show data context 2,087 Show data context 839 Show data context 2,279 Show data context 342 Show data context 335 Show data context
1881 5,755 Show data context 6 Show data context 1,961 Show data context 1,307 Show data context 3,274 Show data context 280 Show data context 463 Show data context
1911 8,178 Show data context 57 Show data context 2,982 Show data context 2,696 Show data context 4,793 Show data context 400 Show data context 817 Show data context
1931 8,486 Show data context 62 Show data context 2,594 Show data context 3,359 Show data context 4,907 Show data context 327 Show data context 1,307 Show data context
1951 8,972 Show data context 34 Show data context 3,921 Show data context 4,793 Show data context 5,840 Show data context 498 Show data context 2,044 Show data context
1971 3,289 Show data context 25 Show data context 4,468 Show data context 3,146 Show data context 3,216 Show data context 853 Show data context 2,801 Show data context
1991 1,940 Show data context 0 Show data context 6,646 Show data context 5,411 Show data context 7,749 Show data context 2,039 Show data context 3,825 Show data context
2011 1,432 Show data context 21 Show data context 6,612 Show data context 6,311 Show data context 9,476 Show data context 5,059 Show data context 9,245 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, Fenland District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th December 2017