Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 3,660 Show data context 1,849 Show data context 6,614 Show data context 1,077 Show data context 3,678 Show data context 429 Show data context 269 Show data context
1861 4,622 Show data context 4,815 Show data context 15,967 Show data context 3,748 Show data context 6,791 Show data context 819 Show data context 707 Show data context
1881 3,106 Show data context 1,410 Show data context 4,260 Show data context 1,318 Show data context 3,474 Show data context 349 Show data context 460 Show data context
1911 3,512 Show data context 2,548 Show data context 4,716 Show data context 1,853 Show data context 3,717 Show data context 437 Show data context 984 Show data context
1931 2,641 Show data context 3,507 Show data context 5,951 Show data context 2,125 Show data context 4,565 Show data context 290 Show data context 1,199 Show data context
1951 3,134 Show data context 6,273 Show data context 6,739 Show data context 1,964 Show data context 3,382 Show data context 155 Show data context 1,899 Show data context
1971 1,693 Show data context 1,387 Show data context 12,577 Show data context 3,818 Show data context 4,654 Show data context 939 Show data context 3,966 Show data context
1991 1,287 Show data context 1,279 Show data context 6,235 Show data context 4,485 Show data context 7,649 Show data context 2,125 Show data context 5,111 Show data context
2011 693 Show data context 35 Show data context 4,288 Show data context 6,689 Show data context 10,524 Show data context 5,143 Show data context 9,081 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, South Staffordshire District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th October 2017