Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,205 Show data context 9 Show data context 3,926 Show data context 2,253 Show data context 8,211 Show data context 546 Show data context 864 Show data context
1861 1,960 Show data context 13 Show data context 8,456 Show data context 4,784 Show data context 14,557 Show data context 1,523 Show data context 2,149 Show data context
1881 1,826 Show data context 32 Show data context 11,169 Show data context 9,507 Show data context 24,827 Show data context 2,356 Show data context 3,190 Show data context
1911 2,472 Show data context 62 Show data context 15,644 Show data context 14,722 Show data context 41,932 Show data context 5,108 Show data context 6,911 Show data context
1931 1,379 Show data context 20 Show data context 15,809 Show data context 15,457 Show data context 44,694 Show data context 4,242 Show data context 9,437 Show data context
1951 712 Show data context 6 Show data context 20,607 Show data context 18,114 Show data context 36,197 Show data context 5,233 Show data context 12,223 Show data context
1971 496 Show data context 15 Show data context 18,947 Show data context 18,339 Show data context 30,463 Show data context 11,537 Show data context 19,976 Show data context
1991 311 Show data context 0 Show data context 7,498 Show data context 15,134 Show data context 25,786 Show data context 25,165 Show data context 23,325 Show data context
2011 114 Show data context 26 Show data context 3,984 Show data context 14,875 Show data context 37,827 Show data context 35,247 Show data context 42,272 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, Brighton and Hove UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017