Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 7,870 Show data context 395 Show data context 4,064 Show data context 2,016 Show data context 6,130 Show data context 381 Show data context 540 Show data context
1861 8,493 Show data context 128 Show data context 4,479 Show data context 1,559 Show data context 2,775 Show data context 329 Show data context 417 Show data context
1881 5,217 Show data context 38 Show data context 3,378 Show data context 1,655 Show data context 3,858 Show data context 166 Show data context 632 Show data context
1911 4,902 Show data context 248 Show data context 3,094 Show data context 2,415 Show data context 6,396 Show data context 409 Show data context 1,742 Show data context
1931 5,360 Show data context 149 Show data context 1,841 Show data context 1,802 Show data context 5,028 Show data context 321 Show data context 1,219 Show data context
1951 5,391 Show data context 119 Show data context 2,023 Show data context 2,191 Show data context 4,397 Show data context 352 Show data context 1,374 Show data context
1971 2,169 Show data context 202 Show data context 2,327 Show data context 2,408 Show data context 3,489 Show data context 621 Show data context 2,142 Show data context
1991 2,920 Show data context 50 Show data context 3,550 Show data context 2,467 Show data context 4,440 Show data context 1,443 Show data context 2,871 Show data context
2011 2,172 Show data context 29 Show data context 2,806 Show data context 3,722 Show data context 6,785 Show data context 3,210 Show data context 5,886 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, Torridge District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 11th December 2017