Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 774 Show data context 2,972 Show data context 7,435 Show data context 1,191 Show data context 2,588 Show data context 321 Show data context 195 Show data context
1861 1,302 Show data context 5,073 Show data context 16,251 Show data context 3,018 Show data context 4,933 Show data context 670 Show data context 502 Show data context
1881 885 Show data context 5,228 Show data context 30,009 Show data context 6,009 Show data context 9,119 Show data context 1,600 Show data context 1,301 Show data context
1911 1,810 Show data context 7,481 Show data context 61,144 Show data context 13,285 Show data context 19,494 Show data context 5,089 Show data context 3,728 Show data context
1931 381 Show data context 1,948 Show data context 80,364 Show data context 11,985 Show data context 20,545 Show data context 1,989 Show data context 6,461 Show data context
1951 189 Show data context 1,541 Show data context 120,560 Show data context 15,255 Show data context 23,148 Show data context 1,583 Show data context 7,603 Show data context
1971 180 Show data context 109 Show data context 119,133 Show data context 15,134 Show data context 25,879 Show data context 5,976 Show data context 14,465 Show data context
1991 169 Show data context 30 Show data context 51,225 Show data context 16,242 Show data context 29,455 Show data context 12,373 Show data context 19,320 Show data context
2011 103 Show data context 35 Show data context 21,462 Show data context 24,292 Show data context 33,416 Show data context 15,493 Show data context 30,666 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, Sandwell District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2017