Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 3,139 Show data context 1,308 Show data context 28,897 Show data context 3,267 Show data context 9,143 Show data context 1,486 Show data context 908 Show data context
1861 4,459 Show data context 2,691 Show data context 38,764 Show data context 7,042 Show data context 10,917 Show data context 1,894 Show data context 1,661 Show data context
1881 3,110 Show data context 5,640 Show data context 65,463 Show data context 13,683 Show data context 22,720 Show data context 4,478 Show data context 3,875 Show data context
1911 4,990 Show data context 12,887 Show data context 108,590 Show data context 32,747 Show data context 45,709 Show data context 12,259 Show data context 9,053 Show data context
1931 2,218 Show data context 13,344 Show data context 105,880 Show data context 23,218 Show data context 54,700 Show data context 5,490 Show data context 16,933 Show data context
1951 1,641 Show data context 6,747 Show data context 151,072 Show data context 35,698 Show data context 53,353 Show data context 6,119 Show data context 23,194 Show data context
1971 750 Show data context 3,739 Show data context 124,801 Show data context 36,652 Show data context 53,756 Show data context 12,898 Show data context 40,520 Show data context
1991 731 Show data context 736 Show data context 53,348 Show data context 31,933 Show data context 56,176 Show data context 30,334 Show data context 55,039 Show data context
2011 409 Show data context 105 Show data context 25,406 Show data context 32,346 Show data context 69,348 Show data context 46,165 Show data context 87,561 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, Sheffield District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017