Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 870 Show data context 1,765 Show data context 6,839 Show data context 846 Show data context 2,796 Show data context 370 Show data context 186 Show data context
1861 1,542 Show data context 3,423 Show data context 9,496 Show data context 1,831 Show data context 3,120 Show data context 382 Show data context 324 Show data context
1881 967 Show data context 4,273 Show data context 20,095 Show data context 3,557 Show data context 6,133 Show data context 949 Show data context 801 Show data context
1911 1,783 Show data context 7,067 Show data context 34,315 Show data context 8,325 Show data context 11,513 Show data context 2,709 Show data context 2,238 Show data context
1931 768 Show data context 6,974 Show data context 38,756 Show data context 8,103 Show data context 12,766 Show data context 1,108 Show data context 3,819 Show data context
1951 544 Show data context 1,579 Show data context 57,338 Show data context 9,973 Show data context 14,735 Show data context 1,096 Show data context 5,382 Show data context
1971 268 Show data context 122 Show data context 72,460 Show data context 12,821 Show data context 19,283 Show data context 3,787 Show data context 12,112 Show data context
1991 169 Show data context 41 Show data context 38,988 Show data context 14,164 Show data context 22,966 Show data context 8,681 Show data context 17,989 Show data context
2011 113 Show data context 45 Show data context 15,587 Show data context 17,415 Show data context 29,601 Show data context 13,880 Show data context 28,359 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, Walsall District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 14th December 2017