Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,084 Show data context 617 Show data context 4,892 Show data context 638 Show data context 1,668 Show data context 156 Show data context 141 Show data context
1861 3,199 Show data context 1,746 Show data context 5,438 Show data context 1,457 Show data context 2,345 Show data context 312 Show data context 304 Show data context
1881 2,007 Show data context 7,175 Show data context 7,961 Show data context 2,532 Show data context 4,493 Show data context 689 Show data context 684 Show data context
1911 4,460 Show data context 13,008 Show data context 22,741 Show data context 8,285 Show data context 10,623 Show data context 1,999 Show data context 2,140 Show data context
1931 1,576 Show data context 28,054 Show data context 15,588 Show data context 5,910 Show data context 11,569 Show data context 999 Show data context 4,554 Show data context
1951 1,576 Show data context 27,584 Show data context 33,138 Show data context 10,550 Show data context 12,506 Show data context 1,114 Show data context 6,549 Show data context
1971 1,755 Show data context 8,957 Show data context 41,793 Show data context 11,437 Show data context 15,555 Show data context 3,216 Show data context 12,686 Show data context
1991 392 Show data context 4,800 Show data context 23,619 Show data context 13,311 Show data context 19,910 Show data context 6,640 Show data context 18,112 Show data context
2011 377 Show data context 602 Show data context 15,274 Show data context 18,611 Show data context 26,557 Show data context 15,851 Show data context 30,444 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, Rotherham District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th December 2017