Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 3,033 Show data context 1,134 Show data context 11,614 Show data context 1,421 Show data context 3,077 Show data context 323 Show data context 298 Show data context
1861 7,006 Show data context 2,477 Show data context 5,228 Show data context 1,942 Show data context 3,841 Show data context 537 Show data context 415 Show data context
1881 5,368 Show data context 2,431 Show data context 3,382 Show data context 2,649 Show data context 6,348 Show data context 651 Show data context 699 Show data context
1911 2,666 Show data context 2,000 Show data context 11,476 Show data context 2,486 Show data context 4,107 Show data context 890 Show data context 911 Show data context
1931 4,725 Show data context 1,775 Show data context 4,560 Show data context 2,912 Show data context 5,833 Show data context 585 Show data context 2,076 Show data context
1951 3,579 Show data context 383 Show data context 6,924 Show data context 2,928 Show data context 5,993 Show data context 369 Show data context 3,612 Show data context
1971 727 Show data context 469 Show data context 12,994 Show data context 3,734 Show data context 4,957 Show data context 1,089 Show data context 3,809 Show data context
1991 2,759 Show data context 0 Show data context 11,458 Show data context 5,038 Show data context 8,316 Show data context 3,624 Show data context 10,153 Show data context
2011 1,608 Show data context 41 Show data context 6,711 Show data context 7,108 Show data context 13,588 Show data context 7,175 Show data context 13,279 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, West Lancashire District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017