Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 3,816 Show data context 198 Show data context 4,449 Show data context 665 Show data context 3,289 Show data context 213 Show data context 207 Show data context
1861 4,689 Show data context 11 Show data context 1,753 Show data context 584 Show data context 1,932 Show data context 170 Show data context 257 Show data context
1881 2,900 Show data context 135 Show data context 1,243 Show data context 1,132 Show data context 2,485 Show data context 134 Show data context 326 Show data context
1911 1,901 Show data context 1,502 Show data context 5,017 Show data context 1,317 Show data context 2,499 Show data context 284 Show data context 484 Show data context
1931 2,426 Show data context 465 Show data context 3,163 Show data context 1,338 Show data context 3,502 Show data context 177 Show data context 870 Show data context
1951 2,638 Show data context 417 Show data context 3,243 Show data context 1,818 Show data context 2,657 Show data context 249 Show data context 2,729 Show data context
1971 472 Show data context 704 Show data context 5,644 Show data context 1,484 Show data context 2,006 Show data context 523 Show data context 1,460 Show data context
1991 760 Show data context 430 Show data context 4,490 Show data context 2,342 Show data context 4,660 Show data context 1,897 Show data context 3,590 Show data context
2011 651 Show data context 23 Show data context 4,519 Show data context 2,847 Show data context 6,218 Show data context 3,211 Show data context 4,638 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, Melton District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 15th December 2017