Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 6,571 Show data context 51 Show data context 1,633 Show data context 804 Show data context 2,798 Show data context 298 Show data context 248 Show data context
1861 8,047 Show data context 7 Show data context 2,086 Show data context 1,037 Show data context 2,510 Show data context 322 Show data context 364 Show data context
1881 6,629 Show data context 37 Show data context 1,551 Show data context 1,081 Show data context 2,611 Show data context 139 Show data context 524 Show data context
1911 8,107 Show data context 35 Show data context 2,322 Show data context 1,999 Show data context 4,045 Show data context 257 Show data context 719 Show data context
1931 6,708 Show data context 29 Show data context 1,759 Show data context 1,953 Show data context 4,304 Show data context 202 Show data context 1,220 Show data context
1951 6,605 Show data context 96 Show data context 1,647 Show data context 2,525 Show data context 3,644 Show data context 240 Show data context 2,457 Show data context
1971 2,706 Show data context 20 Show data context 3,732 Show data context 2,618 Show data context 2,718 Show data context 706 Show data context 2,329 Show data context
1991 2,251 Show data context 30 Show data context 3,063 Show data context 4,021 Show data context 4,879 Show data context 1,700 Show data context 3,353 Show data context
2011 1,585 Show data context 23 Show data context 3,578 Show data context 6,027 Show data context 7,935 Show data context 5,254 Show data context 6,710 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, East Cambridgeshire District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017