Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 725 Show data context 30 Show data context 11,298 Show data context 1,457 Show data context 4,021 Show data context 508 Show data context 397 Show data context
1861 1,516 Show data context 92 Show data context 17,437 Show data context 2,558 Show data context 5,351 Show data context 795 Show data context 687 Show data context
1881 1,229 Show data context 92 Show data context 36,548 Show data context 6,061 Show data context 10,699 Show data context 1,985 Show data context 1,756 Show data context
1911 1,346 Show data context 372 Show data context 70,698 Show data context 13,405 Show data context 21,029 Show data context 6,327 Show data context 3,990 Show data context
1931 1,314 Show data context 398 Show data context 76,102 Show data context 13,972 Show data context 26,470 Show data context 2,603 Show data context 6,667 Show data context
1951 595 Show data context 102 Show data context 91,880 Show data context 19,416 Show data context 32,920 Show data context 4,315 Show data context 13,620 Show data context
1971 117 Show data context 183 Show data context 81,733 Show data context 21,598 Show data context 33,824 Show data context 11,986 Show data context 21,269 Show data context
1991 240 Show data context 40 Show data context 46,600 Show data context 15,986 Show data context 33,533 Show data context 21,097 Show data context 34,583 Show data context
2011 139 Show data context 58 Show data context 22,429 Show data context 16,827 Show data context 41,696 Show data context 25,257 Show data context 56,818 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, Leicester UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th October 2017