Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,984 Show data context 0 Show data context 779 Show data context 331 Show data context 1,307 Show data context 119 Show data context 226 Show data context
1861 2,207 Show data context 1 Show data context 881 Show data context 528 Show data context 1,446 Show data context 137 Show data context 174 Show data context
1881 1,754 Show data context 4 Show data context 1,346 Show data context 866 Show data context 2,427 Show data context 180 Show data context 347 Show data context
1911 1,866 Show data context 11 Show data context 1,718 Show data context 1,626 Show data context 4,119 Show data context 309 Show data context 763 Show data context
1931 1,529 Show data context 25 Show data context 1,926 Show data context 1,998 Show data context 5,294 Show data context 319 Show data context 1,378 Show data context
1951 1,747 Show data context 21 Show data context 3,862 Show data context 2,387 Show data context 4,096 Show data context 322 Show data context 6,866 Show data context
1971 1,272 Show data context 93 Show data context 9,273 Show data context 5,340 Show data context 7,258 Show data context 4,803 Show data context 6,595 Show data context
1991 670 Show data context 10 Show data context 8,140 Show data context 6,358 Show data context 12,541 Show data context 8,252 Show data context 11,398 Show data context
2011 284 Show data context 717 Show data context 4,420 Show data context 8,333 Show data context 15,710 Show data context 23,359 Show data context 16,284 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, Wokingham UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2017