Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,172 Show data context 1,452 Show data context 7,809 Show data context 870 Show data context 2,771 Show data context 293 Show data context 230 Show data context
1861 2,763 Show data context 2,969 Show data context 9,704 Show data context 1,766 Show data context 3,371 Show data context 372 Show data context 405 Show data context
1881 1,530 Show data context 6,355 Show data context 11,746 Show data context 2,591 Show data context 5,005 Show data context 736 Show data context 723 Show data context
1911 1,404 Show data context 5,165 Show data context 14,851 Show data context 3,638 Show data context 5,580 Show data context 1,111 Show data context 1,151 Show data context
1931 1,568 Show data context 6,202 Show data context 11,860 Show data context 3,511 Show data context 7,538 Show data context 763 Show data context 1,959 Show data context
1951 1,526 Show data context 5,366 Show data context 9,039 Show data context 3,791 Show data context 6,951 Show data context 590 Show data context 2,905 Show data context
1971 1,051 Show data context 3,479 Show data context 13,972 Show data context 4,710 Show data context 7,589 Show data context 1,397 Show data context 5,712 Show data context
1991 490 Show data context 1,280 Show data context 11,881 Show data context 5,218 Show data context 10,187 Show data context 3,726 Show data context 8,263 Show data context
2011 321 Show data context 38 Show data context 5,005 Show data context 7,514 Show data context 15,760 Show data context 7,442 Show data context 13,200 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, Newcastle under Lyme District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2017