Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 8,636 Show data context 321 Show data context 4,441 Show data context 2,206 Show data context 6,713 Show data context 416 Show data context 592 Show data context
1861 8,551 Show data context 190 Show data context 4,372 Show data context 1,777 Show data context 3,909 Show data context 500 Show data context 562 Show data context
1881 5,529 Show data context 116 Show data context 3,914 Show data context 2,519 Show data context 5,552 Show data context 351 Show data context 851 Show data context
1911 6,195 Show data context 317 Show data context 4,498 Show data context 3,501 Show data context 9,219 Show data context 620 Show data context 2,534 Show data context
1931 5,380 Show data context 61 Show data context 2,817 Show data context 3,602 Show data context 8,652 Show data context 573 Show data context 2,043 Show data context
1951 5,508 Show data context 95 Show data context 2,722 Show data context 4,516 Show data context 8,450 Show data context 677 Show data context 3,789 Show data context
1971 3,239 Show data context 299 Show data context 3,488 Show data context 3,578 Show data context 5,287 Show data context 937 Show data context 3,244 Show data context
1991 2,640 Show data context 40 Show data context 7,578 Show data context 4,647 Show data context 10,078 Show data context 2,883 Show data context 8,325 Show data context
2011 1,939 Show data context 37 Show data context 5,327 Show data context 5,767 Show data context 15,116 Show data context 5,870 Show data context 13,648 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, North Devon District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 15th December 2017