Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 544 Show data context 10 Show data context 1,000 Show data context 469 Show data context 820 Show data context 107 Show data context 141 Show data context
1861 627 Show data context 5 Show data context 909 Show data context 505 Show data context 771 Show data context 101 Show data context 128 Show data context
1881 436 Show data context 35 Show data context 1,496 Show data context 1,079 Show data context 1,505 Show data context 165 Show data context 212 Show data context
1911 830 Show data context 397 Show data context 3,118 Show data context 2,821 Show data context 6,032 Show data context 580 Show data context 3,504 Show data context
1931 697 Show data context 76 Show data context 4,853 Show data context 5,615 Show data context 10,594 Show data context 715 Show data context 1,963 Show data context
1951 640 Show data context 47 Show data context 8,834 Show data context 6,110 Show data context 8,889 Show data context 671 Show data context 3,134 Show data context
1971 372 Show data context 1 Show data context 17,826 Show data context 7,298 Show data context 9,787 Show data context 2,592 Show data context 6,746 Show data context
1991 230 Show data context 70 Show data context 14,885 Show data context 8,899 Show data context 13,658 Show data context 9,804 Show data context 10,798 Show data context
2011 119 Show data context 24 Show data context 10,030 Show data context 10,309 Show data context 21,151 Show data context 15,192 Show data context 22,022 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, Poole UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 13th December 2017