Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,715 Show data context 78 Show data context 1,297 Show data context 286 Show data context 1,059 Show data context 94 Show data context 78 Show data context
1861 2,129 Show data context 4 Show data context 1,289 Show data context 403 Show data context 1,103 Show data context 139 Show data context 147 Show data context
1881 1,492 Show data context 9 Show data context 3,596 Show data context 1,165 Show data context 2,338 Show data context 426 Show data context 362 Show data context
1911 1,829 Show data context 1,158 Show data context 1,849 Show data context 908 Show data context 2,235 Show data context 214 Show data context 421 Show data context
1931 1,414 Show data context 99 Show data context 4,181 Show data context 2,001 Show data context 4,999 Show data context 608 Show data context 1,315 Show data context
1951 1,392 Show data context 767 Show data context 11,754 Show data context 3,531 Show data context 6,448 Show data context 601 Show data context 2,979 Show data context
1971 1,426 Show data context 1,169 Show data context 22,971 Show data context 10,875 Show data context 12,329 Show data context 3,319 Show data context 8,990 Show data context
1991 548 Show data context 20 Show data context 14,901 Show data context 13,811 Show data context 19,484 Show data context 12,735 Show data context 13,239 Show data context
2011 201 Show data context 31 Show data context 11,022 Show data context 15,025 Show data context 26,447 Show data context 24,309 Show data context 22,932 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, Solihull District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th October 2017