Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 891 Show data context 1 Show data context 4,508 Show data context 2,547 Show data context 9,912 Show data context 1,558 Show data context 1,272 Show data context
1861 1,269 Show data context 72 Show data context 9,226 Show data context 7,125 Show data context 19,178 Show data context 3,010 Show data context 3,019 Show data context
1881 1,866 Show data context 103 Show data context 16,844 Show data context 16,929 Show data context 49,342 Show data context 6,585 Show data context 8,016 Show data context
1911 416 Show data context 48 Show data context 17,667 Show data context 18,345 Show data context 69,816 Show data context 8,757 Show data context 9,253 Show data context
1931 185 Show data context 51 Show data context 20,018 Show data context 14,345 Show data context 68,987 Show data context 7,461 Show data context 11,464 Show data context
1951 148 Show data context 18 Show data context 16,556 Show data context 19,046 Show data context 53,674 Show data context 9,669 Show data context 16,482 Show data context
1971 110 Show data context 70 Show data context 5,210 Show data context 13,140 Show data context 39,090 Show data context 16,840 Show data context 20,400 Show data context
1991 70 Show data context 220 Show data context 5,715 Show data context 7,807 Show data context 33,259 Show data context 19,522 Show data context 16,187 Show data context
2011 99 Show data context 158 Show data context 1,858 Show data context 6,508 Show data context 45,739 Show data context 35,992 Show data context 26,192 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, Kensington and Chelsea District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st October 2017