Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 6,013 Show data context 315 Show data context 7,775 Show data context 1,240 Show data context 4,741 Show data context 446 Show data context 378 Show data context
1861 6,514 Show data context 82 Show data context 3,318 Show data context 1,006 Show data context 2,695 Show data context 280 Show data context 367 Show data context
1881 3,957 Show data context 109 Show data context 3,412 Show data context 1,488 Show data context 4,108 Show data context 358 Show data context 648 Show data context
1911 3,413 Show data context 3,897 Show data context 4,788 Show data context 2,250 Show data context 4,000 Show data context 519 Show data context 693 Show data context
1931 3,466 Show data context 5,055 Show data context 7,107 Show data context 2,388 Show data context 5,606 Show data context 390 Show data context 1,551 Show data context
1951 3,549 Show data context 10,260 Show data context 9,818 Show data context 3,892 Show data context 5,164 Show data context 385 Show data context 3,620 Show data context
1971 1,258 Show data context 8,289 Show data context 9,002 Show data context 3,946 Show data context 4,743 Show data context 806 Show data context 3,788 Show data context
1991 1,600 Show data context 5,200 Show data context 8,216 Show data context 4,928 Show data context 9,863 Show data context 2,929 Show data context 6,515 Show data context
2011 1,127 Show data context 600 Show data context 6,369 Show data context 7,579 Show data context 16,056 Show data context 7,104 Show data context 12,103 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, Newark and Sherwood District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017