Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 183 Show data context 3 Show data context 15,519 Show data context 8,087 Show data context 23,125 Show data context 4,593 Show data context 2,577 Show data context
1861 423 Show data context 36 Show data context 19,529 Show data context 8,023 Show data context 18,812 Show data context 3,782 Show data context 2,025 Show data context
1881 229 Show data context 21 Show data context 9,650 Show data context 4,410 Show data context 12,682 Show data context 2,366 Show data context 1,553 Show data context
1911 57 Show data context 7 Show data context 3,685 Show data context 2,043 Show data context 8,344 Show data context 1,168 Show data context 1,374 Show data context
1931 65 Show data context 6 Show data context 3,087 Show data context 993 Show data context 4,560 Show data context 1,344 Show data context 1,344 Show data context
1951 119 Show data context 332 Show data context 65,047 Show data context 57,119 Show data context 71,533 Show data context 112,128 Show data context 11,202 Show data context
1971 50 Show data context 490 Show data context 45,350 Show data context 57,790 Show data context 39,280 Show data context 181,750 Show data context 15,910 Show data context
1991 10 Show data context 1,270 Show data context 7,296 Show data context 11,921 Show data context 16,166 Show data context 199,439 Show data context 10,239 Show data context
2011 81 Show data context 170 Show data context 2,864 Show data context 11,317 Show data context 33,348 Show data context 290,454 Show data context 18,472 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, City of London District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 14th December 2017