Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,309 Show data context 820 Show data context 8,531 Show data context 932 Show data context 2,060 Show data context 216 Show data context 259 Show data context
1861 3,848 Show data context 6,609 Show data context 13,826 Show data context 2,401 Show data context 3,636 Show data context 348 Show data context 359 Show data context
1881 1,999 Show data context 21,610 Show data context 26,629 Show data context 5,496 Show data context 9,978 Show data context 1,405 Show data context 1,187 Show data context
1911 3,476 Show data context 20,877 Show data context 64,366 Show data context 14,021 Show data context 19,662 Show data context 4,997 Show data context 4,140 Show data context
1931 1,697 Show data context 34,646 Show data context 41,511 Show data context 9,000 Show data context 17,828 Show data context 1,786 Show data context 6,173 Show data context
1951 1,445 Show data context 25,103 Show data context 45,847 Show data context 12,946 Show data context 19,535 Show data context 1,566 Show data context 8,193 Show data context
1971 1,747 Show data context 1,580 Show data context 46,237 Show data context 15,438 Show data context 21,654 Show data context 4,234 Show data context 14,604 Show data context
1991 499 Show data context 1,373 Show data context 25,074 Show data context 16,191 Show data context 27,099 Show data context 8,596 Show data context 19,293 Show data context
2011 248 Show data context 99 Show data context 13,719 Show data context 20,700 Show data context 33,972 Show data context 16,326 Show data context 32,661 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, Wigan District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2017