Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 458 Show data context 1 Show data context 2,311 Show data context 843 Show data context 1,636 Show data context 263 Show data context 1,200 Show data context
1861 945 Show data context 11 Show data context 3,357 Show data context 2,809 Show data context 3,234 Show data context 577 Show data context 1,016 Show data context
1881 935 Show data context 79 Show data context 16,560 Show data context 13,676 Show data context 10,336 Show data context 3,303 Show data context 3,086 Show data context
1911 658 Show data context 249 Show data context 64,961 Show data context 46,598 Show data context 38,756 Show data context 16,384 Show data context 10,339 Show data context
1931 310 Show data context 47 Show data context 75,932 Show data context 44,799 Show data context 53,171 Show data context 7,469 Show data context 12,984 Show data context
1951 84 Show data context 6 Show data context 56,003 Show data context 40,795 Show data context 29,552 Show data context 2,046 Show data context 12,023 Show data context
1971 20 Show data context 60 Show data context 30,450 Show data context 31,700 Show data context 21,120 Show data context 5,800 Show data context 15,670 Show data context
1991 80 Show data context 20 Show data context 9,870 Show data context 14,280 Show data context 14,607 Show data context 9,548 Show data context 15,184 Show data context
2011 76 Show data context 19 Show data context 3,972 Show data context 21,229 Show data context 26,367 Show data context 19,823 Show data context 32,401 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, Newham District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th December 2017