Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,203 Show data context 66 Show data context 526 Show data context 207 Show data context 678 Show data context 47 Show data context 50 Show data context
1861 1,478 Show data context 986 Show data context 899 Show data context 659 Show data context 699 Show data context 84 Show data context 123 Show data context
1881 1,250 Show data context 6,361 Show data context 5,236 Show data context 1,868 Show data context 3,246 Show data context 438 Show data context 519 Show data context
1911 2,784 Show data context 3,610 Show data context 10,456 Show data context 5,625 Show data context 9,452 Show data context 1,143 Show data context 1,783 Show data context
1931 1,336 Show data context 3,188 Show data context 11,884 Show data context 3,597 Show data context 7,535 Show data context 600 Show data context 2,260 Show data context
1951 1,384 Show data context 1,886 Show data context 27,006 Show data context 5,542 Show data context 6,800 Show data context 432 Show data context 2,985 Show data context
1971 2,324 Show data context 138 Show data context 31,511 Show data context 11,462 Show data context 15,320 Show data context 2,773 Show data context 12,521 Show data context
1991 390 Show data context 970 Show data context 16,207 Show data context 6,782 Show data context 10,855 Show data context 3,661 Show data context 8,592 Show data context
2011 255 Show data context 967 Show data context 5,527 Show data context 7,442 Show data context 12,055 Show data context 5,768 Show data context 13,830 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, Redcar and Cleveland UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2017