Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,566 Show data context 6 Show data context 3,126 Show data context 1,359 Show data context 3,906 Show data context 421 Show data context 5,555 Show data context
1861 2,385 Show data context 41 Show data context 4,713 Show data context 2,219 Show data context 3,937 Show data context 397 Show data context 7,983 Show data context
1881 2,108 Show data context 185 Show data context 8,988 Show data context 3,899 Show data context 5,650 Show data context 533 Show data context 5,166 Show data context
1911 3,850 Show data context 187 Show data context 14,534 Show data context 8,719 Show data context 17,178 Show data context 2,429 Show data context 14,415 Show data context
1931 2,271 Show data context 76 Show data context 17,579 Show data context 7,359 Show data context 14,124 Show data context 1,191 Show data context 14,797 Show data context
1951 1,828 Show data context 22 Show data context 23,065 Show data context 9,876 Show data context 14,341 Show data context 1,229 Show data context 22,085 Show data context
1971 978 Show data context 166 Show data context 28,303 Show data context 11,896 Show data context 15,027 Show data context 4,622 Show data context 17,578 Show data context
1991 470 Show data context 10 Show data context 18,187 Show data context 15,549 Show data context 20,689 Show data context 9,988 Show data context 17,352 Show data context
2011 310 Show data context 40 Show data context 8,340 Show data context 18,270 Show data context 24,990 Show data context 15,252 Show data context 31,446 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, Medway UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 14th December 2017