Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,036 Show data context 366 Show data context 4,253 Show data context 516 Show data context 1,118 Show data context 116 Show data context 101 Show data context
1861 1,305 Show data context 779 Show data context 7,817 Show data context 913 Show data context 1,395 Show data context 164 Show data context 137 Show data context
1881 670 Show data context 2,307 Show data context 23,730 Show data context 2,510 Show data context 4,997 Show data context 576 Show data context 686 Show data context
1911 1,610 Show data context 4,521 Show data context 48,459 Show data context 5,884 Show data context 9,318 Show data context 1,842 Show data context 1,697 Show data context
1931 915 Show data context 3,223 Show data context 33,848 Show data context 4,584 Show data context 9,729 Show data context 1,049 Show data context 3,136 Show data context
1951 662 Show data context 2,235 Show data context 30,824 Show data context 6,035 Show data context 10,157 Show data context 1,148 Show data context 3,979 Show data context
1971 228 Show data context 728 Show data context 21,152 Show data context 5,324 Show data context 9,727 Show data context 2,157 Show data context 6,121 Show data context
1991 170 Show data context 0 Show data context 13,012 Show data context 3,577 Show data context 9,219 Show data context 3,092 Show data context 8,510 Show data context
2011 89 Show data context 8 Show data context 6,285 Show data context 4,513 Show data context 9,920 Show data context 5,029 Show data context 11,628 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, Burnley District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th October 2017