Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 8,528 Show data context 16 Show data context 2,595 Show data context 1,174 Show data context 3,882 Show data context 400 Show data context 342 Show data context
1861 13,014 Show data context 14 Show data context 5,208 Show data context 1,663 Show data context 4,810 Show data context 426 Show data context 673 Show data context
1881 9,148 Show data context 13 Show data context 3,377 Show data context 1,829 Show data context 5,056 Show data context 239 Show data context 767 Show data context
1911 10,853 Show data context 75 Show data context 4,000 Show data context 2,981 Show data context 7,177 Show data context 501 Show data context 1,339 Show data context
1931 8,481 Show data context 80 Show data context 4,569 Show data context 2,426 Show data context 7,123 Show data context 469 Show data context 2,121 Show data context
1951 8,328 Show data context 54 Show data context 4,385 Show data context 3,330 Show data context 5,424 Show data context 519 Show data context 2,341 Show data context
1971 4,615 Show data context 96 Show data context 6,853 Show data context 4,999 Show data context 6,097 Show data context 1,341 Show data context 4,334 Show data context
1991 2,850 Show data context 60 Show data context 6,371 Show data context 5,245 Show data context 8,602 Show data context 3,710 Show data context 5,345 Show data context
2011 1,709 Show data context 69 Show data context 5,011 Show data context 7,739 Show data context 12,593 Show data context 8,509 Show data context 18,737 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, South Norfolk District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 13th December 2017