Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 3,498 Show data context 2,796 Show data context 2,875 Show data context 1,049 Show data context 3,599 Show data context 272 Show data context 222 Show data context
1861 4,821 Show data context 3,311 Show data context 4,337 Show data context 1,771 Show data context 3,635 Show data context 399 Show data context 377 Show data context
1881 2,380 Show data context 3,165 Show data context 3,902 Show data context 1,428 Show data context 3,201 Show data context 249 Show data context 345 Show data context
1911 4,693 Show data context 3,822 Show data context 7,052 Show data context 3,543 Show data context 7,018 Show data context 720 Show data context 1,299 Show data context
1931 3,117 Show data context 3,023 Show data context 9,504 Show data context 3,146 Show data context 6,207 Show data context 494 Show data context 2,472 Show data context
1951 3,372 Show data context 1,291 Show data context 20,210 Show data context 5,205 Show data context 6,637 Show data context 523 Show data context 4,015 Show data context
1971 1,775 Show data context 657 Show data context 18,173 Show data context 6,133 Show data context 5,876 Show data context 1,040 Show data context 5,856 Show data context
1991 1,270 Show data context 950 Show data context 20,500 Show data context 7,987 Show data context 12,756 Show data context 4,003 Show data context 11,378 Show data context
2011 691 Show data context 193 Show data context 18,958 Show data context 10,305 Show data context 17,372 Show data context 10,119 Show data context 14,382 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, Flintshire District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 14th December 2017