Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,111 Show data context 23 Show data context 4,355 Show data context 1,618 Show data context 5,024 Show data context 579 Show data context 460 Show data context
1861 3,498 Show data context 22 Show data context 4,167 Show data context 1,848 Show data context 4,048 Show data context 704 Show data context 765 Show data context
1881 2,916 Show data context 38 Show data context 7,522 Show data context 4,859 Show data context 8,190 Show data context 1,103 Show data context 2,997 Show data context
1911 3,494 Show data context 868 Show data context 13,333 Show data context 8,536 Show data context 11,271 Show data context 2,094 Show data context 4,045 Show data context
1931 2,833 Show data context 91 Show data context 14,889 Show data context 9,142 Show data context 13,229 Show data context 1,242 Show data context 6,643 Show data context
1951 2,508 Show data context 322 Show data context 22,059 Show data context 13,226 Show data context 14,050 Show data context 1,699 Show data context 11,269 Show data context
1971 2,352 Show data context 526 Show data context 19,816 Show data context 15,915 Show data context 16,725 Show data context 4,644 Show data context 13,827 Show data context
1991 909 Show data context 345 Show data context 14,788 Show data context 11,997 Show data context 20,694 Show data context 10,639 Show data context 18,229 Show data context
2011 494 Show data context 29 Show data context 5,597 Show data context 13,972 Show data context 30,759 Show data context 19,830 Show data context 32,246 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, York UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2017