Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 394 Show data context 3 Show data context 988 Show data context 396 Show data context 1,496 Show data context 164 Show data context 124 Show data context
1861 838 Show data context 5 Show data context 3,230 Show data context 1,071 Show data context 4,204 Show data context 481 Show data context 521 Show data context
1881 736 Show data context 33 Show data context 3,717 Show data context 2,294 Show data context 6,239 Show data context 677 Show data context 924 Show data context
1911 1,520 Show data context 30 Show data context 5,660 Show data context 4,603 Show data context 10,669 Show data context 1,171 Show data context 2,837 Show data context
1931 767 Show data context 17 Show data context 6,468 Show data context 5,347 Show data context 11,409 Show data context 1,026 Show data context 5,375 Show data context
1951 438 Show data context 9 Show data context 7,730 Show data context 7,873 Show data context 11,762 Show data context 1,744 Show data context 10,967 Show data context
1971 280 Show data context 0 Show data context 10,678 Show data context 8,630 Show data context 13,221 Show data context 6,431 Show data context 18,315 Show data context
1991 290 Show data context 0 Show data context 6,968 Show data context 6,550 Show data context 14,721 Show data context 15,498 Show data context 25,596 Show data context
2011 132 Show data context 66 Show data context 3,384 Show data context 5,604 Show data context 20,346 Show data context 25,067 Show data context 39,591 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, Cambridge District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th October 2017