Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,388 Show data context 632 Show data context 1,460 Show data context 438 Show data context 1,806 Show data context 132 Show data context 109 Show data context
1861 3,253 Show data context 2,236 Show data context 3,751 Show data context 1,401 Show data context 2,457 Show data context 217 Show data context 272 Show data context
1881 2,278 Show data context 3,251 Show data context 6,386 Show data context 1,547 Show data context 4,183 Show data context 385 Show data context 574 Show data context
1911 3,958 Show data context 1,475 Show data context 5,845 Show data context 3,748 Show data context 7,188 Show data context 806 Show data context 1,399 Show data context
1931 2,468 Show data context 2,049 Show data context 7,429 Show data context 2,135 Show data context 5,078 Show data context 381 Show data context 1,500 Show data context
1951 2,584 Show data context 880 Show data context 11,492 Show data context 3,384 Show data context 5,364 Show data context 372 Show data context 7,957 Show data context
1971 4,400 Show data context 430 Show data context 9,312 Show data context 4,935 Show data context 5,728 Show data context 1,155 Show data context 6,109 Show data context
1991 1,080 Show data context 50 Show data context 22,389 Show data context 6,842 Show data context 13,445 Show data context 6,006 Show data context 13,996 Show data context
2011 631 Show data context 67 Show data context 15,328 Show data context 9,149 Show data context 20,502 Show data context 14,953 Show data context 22,547 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, Telford and Wrekin UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 16th December 2017