Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 857 Show data context 840 Show data context 5,352 Show data context 5,486 Show data context 3,714 Show data context 567 Show data context 643 Show data context
1861 1,651 Show data context 4,773 Show data context 11,711 Show data context 8,005 Show data context 6,013 Show data context 791 Show data context 823 Show data context
1881 1,395 Show data context 10,704 Show data context 20,727 Show data context 9,354 Show data context 11,630 Show data context 1,731 Show data context 1,770 Show data context
1911 2,562 Show data context 21,704 Show data context 31,526 Show data context 14,384 Show data context 19,814 Show data context 3,357 Show data context 3,629 Show data context
1931 1,302 Show data context 24,694 Show data context 16,628 Show data context 10,360 Show data context 23,662 Show data context 1,916 Show data context 6,912 Show data context
1951 922 Show data context 19,041 Show data context 40,970 Show data context 15,154 Show data context 21,580 Show data context 1,922 Show data context 9,620 Show data context
1971 709 Show data context 7,784 Show data context 44,539 Show data context 14,484 Show data context 26,844 Show data context 4,802 Show data context 16,611 Show data context
1991 210 Show data context 1,396 Show data context 24,666 Show data context 12,951 Show data context 24,823 Show data context 9,002 Show data context 26,570 Show data context
2011 113 Show data context 136 Show data context 17,470 Show data context 20,055 Show data context 30,424 Show data context 18,902 Show data context 38,989 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, Sunderland District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st October 2017