Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 590 Show data context 1 Show data context 2,563 Show data context 1,073 Show data context 4,124 Show data context 355 Show data context 384 Show data context
1861 881 Show data context 6 Show data context 2,782 Show data context 1,113 Show data context 3,722 Show data context 350 Show data context 405 Show data context
1881 785 Show data context 23 Show data context 4,255 Show data context 2,837 Show data context 7,466 Show data context 706 Show data context 1,178 Show data context
1911 1,926 Show data context 35 Show data context 5,798 Show data context 4,966 Show data context 11,533 Show data context 1,307 Show data context 2,942 Show data context
1931 574 Show data context 10 Show data context 10,727 Show data context 5,121 Show data context 13,181 Show data context 958 Show data context 5,926 Show data context
1951 589 Show data context 13 Show data context 22,541 Show data context 8,395 Show data context 15,749 Show data context 2,136 Show data context 12,841 Show data context
1971 338 Show data context 19 Show data context 25,935 Show data context 10,522 Show data context 16,607 Show data context 7,401 Show data context 22,534 Show data context
1991 70 Show data context 0 Show data context 12,414 Show data context 7,237 Show data context 15,670 Show data context 10,845 Show data context 30,016 Show data context
2011 118 Show data context 14 Show data context 5,339 Show data context 7,508 Show data context 20,973 Show data context 19,813 Show data context 45,658 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, Oxford District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st October 2017