Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 3,522 Show data context 7 Show data context 2,544 Show data context 1,174 Show data context 4,239 Show data context 494 Show data context 2,187 Show data context
1861 4,290 Show data context 6 Show data context 3,124 Show data context 2,062 Show data context 4,091 Show data context 392 Show data context 1,802 Show data context
1881 3,424 Show data context 13 Show data context 2,825 Show data context 2,114 Show data context 5,146 Show data context 352 Show data context 2,091 Show data context
1911 3,404 Show data context 129 Show data context 4,903 Show data context 3,628 Show data context 9,157 Show data context 937 Show data context 3,082 Show data context
1931 3,204 Show data context 999 Show data context 3,626 Show data context 4,726 Show data context 10,901 Show data context 1,034 Show data context 3,366 Show data context
1951 3,411 Show data context 1,577 Show data context 2,896 Show data context 5,886 Show data context 10,328 Show data context 1,165 Show data context 5,490 Show data context
1971 1,495 Show data context 364 Show data context 8,076 Show data context 8,185 Show data context 11,330 Show data context 3,274 Show data context 8,966 Show data context
1991 1,310 Show data context 40 Show data context 4,650 Show data context 6,689 Show data context 13,942 Show data context 6,874 Show data context 14,914 Show data context
2011 613 Show data context 29 Show data context 2,868 Show data context 7,378 Show data context 19,838 Show data context 9,771 Show data context 26,216 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, Canterbury District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017