Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 4,664 Show data context 2,065 Show data context 43,364 Show data context 5,974 Show data context 13,117 Show data context 1,901 Show data context 1,461 Show data context
1861 8,229 Show data context 5,172 Show data context 57,839 Show data context 10,950 Show data context 18,197 Show data context 2,997 Show data context 2,305 Show data context
1881 5,987 Show data context 11,290 Show data context 86,891 Show data context 19,618 Show data context 30,028 Show data context 6,144 Show data context 4,974 Show data context
1911 7,022 Show data context 17,503 Show data context 145,178 Show data context 38,030 Show data context 54,032 Show data context 15,232 Show data context 10,501 Show data context
1931 5,664 Show data context 10,958 Show data context 146,482 Show data context 33,996 Show data context 69,193 Show data context 8,118 Show data context 18,792 Show data context
1951 4,566 Show data context 8,309 Show data context 163,601 Show data context 44,890 Show data context 75,846 Show data context 10,572 Show data context 32,467 Show data context
1971 3,024 Show data context 11,251 Show data context 116,569 Show data context 47,799 Show data context 71,758 Show data context 26,830 Show data context 50,581 Show data context
1991 1,609 Show data context 1,655 Show data context 67,051 Show data context 45,178 Show data context 80,124 Show data context 58,717 Show data context 68,896 Show data context
2011 752 Show data context 251 Show data context 32,668 Show data context 55,255 Show data context 104,630 Show data context 103,796 Show data context 112,463 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, Leeds District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 13th December 2017