Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,907 Show data context 1,272 Show data context 1,495 Show data context 661 Show data context 1,526 Show data context 99 Show data context 72 Show data context
1861 2,348 Show data context 8,430 Show data context 7,333 Show data context 3,035 Show data context 3,954 Show data context 357 Show data context 325 Show data context
1881 1,233 Show data context 22,781 Show data context 6,583 Show data context 4,246 Show data context 7,006 Show data context 698 Show data context 809 Show data context
1911 2,013 Show data context 69,625 Show data context 17,133 Show data context 13,028 Show data context 17,837 Show data context 2,715 Show data context 4,205 Show data context
1931 1,377 Show data context 55,090 Show data context 4,573 Show data context 6,928 Show data context 16,842 Show data context 1,566 Show data context 7,407 Show data context
1951 1,186 Show data context 27,346 Show data context 23,597 Show data context 11,184 Show data context 15,699 Show data context 1,240 Show data context 10,320 Show data context
1971 941 Show data context 8,022 Show data context 23,871 Show data context 10,522 Show data context 11,048 Show data context 2,488 Show data context 11,252 Show data context
1991 410 Show data context 1,114 Show data context 22,475 Show data context 10,199 Show data context 15,232 Show data context 5,228 Show data context 17,163 Show data context
2011 195 Show data context 198 Show data context 10,703 Show data context 13,214 Show data context 20,206 Show data context 9,207 Show data context 28,350 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, Rhondda; Cynon; Taff District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 12th December 2017