Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 5,786 Show data context 529 Show data context 4,230 Show data context 2,157 Show data context 4,703 Show data context 508 Show data context 449 Show data context
1861 7,458 Show data context 52 Show data context 3,608 Show data context 2,224 Show data context 3,891 Show data context 608 Show data context 560 Show data context
1881 4,725 Show data context 43 Show data context 3,396 Show data context 1,986 Show data context 4,268 Show data context 351 Show data context 657 Show data context
1911 4,375 Show data context 961 Show data context 6,250 Show data context 3,283 Show data context 7,291 Show data context 732 Show data context 1,339 Show data context
1931 4,011 Show data context 157 Show data context 4,741 Show data context 2,864 Show data context 6,688 Show data context 436 Show data context 1,689 Show data context
1951 3,731 Show data context 137 Show data context 8,021 Show data context 3,747 Show data context 6,466 Show data context 498 Show data context 3,490 Show data context
1971 2,187 Show data context 302 Show data context 8,216 Show data context 4,229 Show data context 5,404 Show data context 1,519 Show data context 4,545 Show data context
1991 1,740 Show data context 160 Show data context 8,822 Show data context 5,095 Show data context 9,645 Show data context 3,307 Show data context 6,600 Show data context
2011 1,067 Show data context 75 Show data context 5,898 Show data context 7,599 Show data context 14,623 Show data context 5,753 Show data context 11,624 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, Sedgemoor District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10056597/cube/IND_SECTOR_GEN

Date accessed: 23rd October 2017