Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,554 Show data context 722 Show data context 16,604 Show data context 5,899 Show data context 14,586 Show data context 2,091 Show data context 1,867 Show data context
1861 2,175 Show data context 647 Show data context 18,038 Show data context 7,071 Show data context 14,747 Show data context 2,462 Show data context 2,161 Show data context
1881 2,010 Show data context 1,817 Show data context 35,895 Show data context 15,272 Show data context 30,271 Show data context 5,345 Show data context 5,111 Show data context
1911 2,260 Show data context 2,191 Show data context 61,586 Show data context 28,224 Show data context 40,495 Show data context 12,184 Show data context 8,504 Show data context
1931 1,295 Show data context 617 Show data context 61,664 Show data context 29,655 Show data context 48,876 Show data context 5,205 Show data context 14,135 Show data context
1951 655 Show data context 116 Show data context 65,498 Show data context 39,685 Show data context 48,402 Show data context 7,129 Show data context 23,761 Show data context
1971 356 Show data context 81 Show data context 55,293 Show data context 38,163 Show data context 51,651 Show data context 21,952 Show data context 35,698 Show data context
1991 300 Show data context 90 Show data context 27,566 Show data context 29,855 Show data context 46,795 Show data context 55,259 Show data context 47,903 Show data context
2011 183 Show data context 51 Show data context 13,550 Show data context 27,299 Show data context 55,853 Show data context 66,591 Show data context 72,571 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, Bristol UA/City through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th October 2017