Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 9,738 Show data context 902 Show data context 5,698 Show data context 2,526 Show data context 6,592 Show data context 615 Show data context 578 Show data context
1861 12,538 Show data context 230 Show data context 12,312 Show data context 2,958 Show data context 5,661 Show data context 706 Show data context 818 Show data context
1881 8,512 Show data context 251 Show data context 10,943 Show data context 2,876 Show data context 6,963 Show data context 516 Show data context 1,127 Show data context
1911 8,479 Show data context 1,639 Show data context 8,959 Show data context 5,060 Show data context 11,276 Show data context 1,015 Show data context 2,069 Show data context
1931 7,305 Show data context 293 Show data context 12,243 Show data context 4,370 Show data context 9,910 Show data context 631 Show data context 2,282 Show data context
1951 7,405 Show data context 75 Show data context 13,742 Show data context 5,936 Show data context 9,374 Show data context 911 Show data context 6,667 Show data context
1971 3,199 Show data context 440 Show data context 12,007 Show data context 6,174 Show data context 7,926 Show data context 2,227 Show data context 6,672 Show data context
1991 3,480 Show data context 10 Show data context 17,804 Show data context 7,451 Show data context 14,500 Show data context 5,891 Show data context 11,364 Show data context
2011 2,087 Show data context 61 Show data context 13,677 Show data context 9,569 Show data context 20,276 Show data context 9,945 Show data context 22,109 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, South Somerset District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 12th December 2017