Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 497 Show data context 18 Show data context 256 Show data context 125 Show data context 386 Show data context 23 Show data context 34 Show data context
1861 606 Show data context 38 Show data context 523 Show data context 292 Show data context 593 Show data context 75 Show data context 93 Show data context
1881 1,144 Show data context 64 Show data context 2,938 Show data context 2,340 Show data context 6,628 Show data context 416 Show data context 846 Show data context
1911 1,780 Show data context 150 Show data context 5,756 Show data context 4,138 Show data context 11,554 Show data context 929 Show data context 3,128 Show data context
1931 938 Show data context 72 Show data context 2,948 Show data context 5,618 Show data context 15,201 Show data context 1,047 Show data context 2,763 Show data context
1951 723 Show data context 67 Show data context 2,614 Show data context 5,813 Show data context 14,870 Show data context 1,280 Show data context 3,451 Show data context
1971 378 Show data context 31 Show data context 5,013 Show data context 6,373 Show data context 15,023 Show data context 2,932 Show data context 6,293 Show data context
1991 540 Show data context 10 Show data context 5,159 Show data context 6,348 Show data context 16,007 Show data context 5,027 Show data context 10,573 Show data context
2011 281 Show data context 22 Show data context 2,416 Show data context 6,511 Show data context 17,619 Show data context 6,767 Show data context 18,928 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, Torbay UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017