Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,282 Show data context 2 Show data context 850 Show data context 308 Show data context 1,125 Show data context 142 Show data context 124 Show data context
1861 1,528 Show data context 3 Show data context 1,398 Show data context 668 Show data context 2,096 Show data context 215 Show data context 382 Show data context
1881 886 Show data context 2 Show data context 599 Show data context 610 Show data context 1,526 Show data context 149 Show data context 307 Show data context
1911 1,497 Show data context 20 Show data context 1,656 Show data context 1,328 Show data context 3,033 Show data context 429 Show data context 609 Show data context
1931 655 Show data context 48 Show data context 2,839 Show data context 2,767 Show data context 5,634 Show data context 1,050 Show data context 1,664 Show data context
1951 539 Show data context 23 Show data context 10,000 Show data context 4,380 Show data context 4,670 Show data context 525 Show data context 3,812 Show data context
1971 915 Show data context 131 Show data context 14,844 Show data context 5,392 Show data context 7,529 Show data context 3,344 Show data context 6,112 Show data context
1991 317 Show data context 30 Show data context 5,969 Show data context 6,198 Show data context 9,810 Show data context 8,690 Show data context 7,470 Show data context
2011 133 Show data context 17 Show data context 2,666 Show data context 7,041 Show data context 13,839 Show data context 12,321 Show data context 10,360 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, Hertsmere District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017