Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,626 Show data context 697 Show data context 10,654 Show data context 1,022 Show data context 1,982 Show data context 207 Show data context 212 Show data context
1861 2,961 Show data context 1,934 Show data context 33,404 Show data context 4,213 Show data context 6,237 Show data context 657 Show data context 499 Show data context
1881 1,688 Show data context 1,463 Show data context 46,693 Show data context 5,255 Show data context 8,912 Show data context 1,516 Show data context 1,036 Show data context
1911 1,713 Show data context 4,235 Show data context 60,378 Show data context 9,718 Show data context 14,283 Show data context 3,561 Show data context 2,723 Show data context
1931 1,191 Show data context 290 Show data context 58,465 Show data context 7,147 Show data context 14,070 Show data context 1,460 Show data context 4,256 Show data context
1951 841 Show data context 73 Show data context 59,647 Show data context 8,121 Show data context 14,566 Show data context 1,187 Show data context 7,879 Show data context
1971 668 Show data context 297 Show data context 39,822 Show data context 9,451 Show data context 14,664 Show data context 2,957 Show data context 11,284 Show data context
1991 446 Show data context 0 Show data context 21,111 Show data context 11,126 Show data context 19,385 Show data context 5,591 Show data context 15,314 Show data context
2011 119 Show data context 20 Show data context 10,496 Show data context 13,167 Show data context 21,718 Show data context 11,251 Show data context 22,413 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, Rochdale District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 15th December 2017