Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 264 Show data context 0 Show data context 174 Show data context 52 Show data context 178 Show data context 17 Show data context 16 Show data context
1861 300 Show data context 0 Show data context 269 Show data context 117 Show data context 303 Show data context 35 Show data context 36 Show data context
1881 221 Show data context 1 Show data context 544 Show data context 467 Show data context 973 Show data context 104 Show data context 150 Show data context
1911 2,061 Show data context 34 Show data context 4,445 Show data context 3,391 Show data context 5,828 Show data context 1,122 Show data context 1,241 Show data context
1931 270 Show data context 50 Show data context 7,825 Show data context 6,529 Show data context 7,610 Show data context 1,113 Show data context 2,165 Show data context
1951 100 Show data context 5 Show data context 16,254 Show data context 6,332 Show data context 9,061 Show data context 1,185 Show data context 3,991 Show data context
1971 73 Show data context 1 Show data context 16,316 Show data context 6,490 Show data context 10,296 Show data context 4,637 Show data context 6,731 Show data context
1991 50 Show data context 0 Show data context 7,537 Show data context 7,098 Show data context 11,897 Show data context 9,538 Show data context 7,515 Show data context
2011 22 Show data context 27 Show data context 2,813 Show data context 7,205 Show data context 17,306 Show data context 11,224 Show data context 12,872 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, Watford District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th December 2017