Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 665 Show data context 269 Show data context 6,627 Show data context 642 Show data context 1,281 Show data context 150 Show data context 140 Show data context
1861 2,311 Show data context 866 Show data context 27,818 Show data context 3,974 Show data context 6,589 Show data context 891 Show data context 551 Show data context
1881 1,218 Show data context 1,464 Show data context 30,865 Show data context 4,149 Show data context 6,893 Show data context 1,283 Show data context 1,270 Show data context
1911 1,762 Show data context 3,421 Show data context 41,900 Show data context 7,278 Show data context 10,222 Show data context 2,613 Show data context 2,573 Show data context
1931 909 Show data context 425 Show data context 36,670 Show data context 6,111 Show data context 12,088 Show data context 1,721 Show data context 4,424 Show data context
1951 603 Show data context 171 Show data context 35,580 Show data context 5,894 Show data context 10,781 Show data context 1,037 Show data context 5,165 Show data context
1971 919 Show data context 526 Show data context 28,590 Show data context 7,457 Show data context 11,332 Show data context 2,555 Show data context 8,801 Show data context
1991 330 Show data context 50 Show data context 16,942 Show data context 7,699 Show data context 15,436 Show data context 6,277 Show data context 14,284 Show data context
2011 115 Show data context 43 Show data context 6,827 Show data context 9,295 Show data context 20,658 Show data context 12,170 Show data context 24,329 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, Bury District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th October 2017