Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 5,369 Show data context 1,272 Show data context 7,437 Show data context 1,074 Show data context 4,232 Show data context 428 Show data context 306 Show data context
1861 6,914 Show data context 2,315 Show data context 9,243 Show data context 1,623 Show data context 3,425 Show data context 369 Show data context 365 Show data context
1881 4,054 Show data context 2,839 Show data context 13,066 Show data context 2,466 Show data context 4,974 Show data context 592 Show data context 686 Show data context
1911 4,135 Show data context 4,004 Show data context 8,448 Show data context 2,790 Show data context 5,389 Show data context 713 Show data context 1,351 Show data context
1931 3,769 Show data context 3,954 Show data context 14,279 Show data context 2,498 Show data context 4,895 Show data context 473 Show data context 1,879 Show data context
1951 3,950 Show data context 2,767 Show data context 15,044 Show data context 2,989 Show data context 4,408 Show data context 437 Show data context 2,833 Show data context
1971 1,730 Show data context 1,570 Show data context 11,708 Show data context 3,746 Show data context 4,331 Show data context 833 Show data context 3,787 Show data context
1991 1,751 Show data context 430 Show data context 8,541 Show data context 4,324 Show data context 6,724 Show data context 2,074 Show data context 5,139 Show data context
2011 1,136 Show data context 113 Show data context 4,922 Show data context 5,086 Show data context 10,003 Show data context 5,241 Show data context 8,350 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, Staffordshire Moorlands District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th October 2017