Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 408 Show data context 5 Show data context 531 Show data context 286 Show data context 967 Show data context 202 Show data context 118 Show data context
1861 708 Show data context 3 Show data context 784 Show data context 592 Show data context 1,779 Show data context 239 Show data context 278 Show data context
1881 915 Show data context 11 Show data context 2,281 Show data context 2,004 Show data context 5,934 Show data context 893 Show data context 998 Show data context
1911 1,293 Show data context 29 Show data context 4,732 Show data context 5,025 Show data context 13,915 Show data context 2,533 Show data context 3,612 Show data context
1931 658 Show data context 29 Show data context 9,014 Show data context 8,010 Show data context 16,093 Show data context 2,883 Show data context 5,016 Show data context
1951 324 Show data context 5 Show data context 15,634 Show data context 8,906 Show data context 17,190 Show data context 1,748 Show data context 12,126 Show data context
1971 250 Show data context 20 Show data context 19,560 Show data context 9,180 Show data context 16,870 Show data context 7,240 Show data context 16,690 Show data context
1991 280 Show data context 0 Show data context 9,736 Show data context 7,392 Show data context 17,634 Show data context 11,359 Show data context 14,700 Show data context
2011 39 Show data context 46 Show data context 2,468 Show data context 7,028 Show data context 21,903 Show data context 17,835 Show data context 23,131 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, Kingston upon Thames District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2017