Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 13,908 Show data context 251 Show data context 16,411 Show data context 3,344 Show data context 10,005 Show data context 1,190 Show data context 778 Show data context
1861 16,938 Show data context 453 Show data context 17,305 Show data context 5,611 Show data context 10,678 Show data context 1,492 Show data context 1,584 Show data context
1881 14,180 Show data context 397 Show data context 15,464 Show data context 6,266 Show data context 9,945 Show data context 1,449 Show data context 1,751 Show data context
1911 11,559 Show data context 612 Show data context 13,360 Show data context 8,442 Show data context 12,304 Show data context 2,633 Show data context 2,302 Show data context
1931 9,047 Show data context 525 Show data context 9,025 Show data context 7,970 Show data context 18,474 Show data context 3,190 Show data context 4,395 Show data context
1951 10,159 Show data context 231 Show data context 7,268 Show data context 9,675 Show data context 15,054 Show data context 1,966 Show data context 7,185 Show data context
1971 5,896 Show data context 1,318 Show data context 7,035 Show data context 7,626 Show data context 14,490 Show data context 3,836 Show data context 9,661 Show data context
1991 3,928 Show data context 272 Show data context 6,357 Show data context 8,208 Show data context 16,011 Show data context 5,796 Show data context 12,046 Show data context
2011 2,780 Show data context 120 Show data context 4,506 Show data context 12,339 Show data context 17,476 Show data context 9,946 Show data context 17,917 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, Perth and Kinross District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st October 2017