Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 5,546 Show data context 1,803 Show data context 20,658 Show data context 2,881 Show data context 6,368 Show data context 724 Show data context 606 Show data context
1861 4,408 Show data context 85 Show data context 3,577 Show data context 1,517 Show data context 2,659 Show data context 504 Show data context 445 Show data context
1881 3,001 Show data context 211 Show data context 5,944 Show data context 2,928 Show data context 4,416 Show data context 449 Show data context 948 Show data context
1911 2,580 Show data context 3,229 Show data context 19,401 Show data context 3,644 Show data context 5,805 Show data context 1,389 Show data context 1,294 Show data context
1931 2,718 Show data context 191 Show data context 11,438 Show data context 5,304 Show data context 10,669 Show data context 790 Show data context 3,806 Show data context
1951 2,600 Show data context 196 Show data context 15,682 Show data context 8,290 Show data context 12,296 Show data context 1,375 Show data context 4,976 Show data context
1971 962 Show data context 618 Show data context 17,069 Show data context 4,750 Show data context 6,300 Show data context 1,398 Show data context 4,997 Show data context
1991 1,420 Show data context 180 Show data context 6,085 Show data context 8,567 Show data context 12,271 Show data context 4,626 Show data context 14,513 Show data context
2011 998 Show data context 122 Show data context 2,965 Show data context 9,261 Show data context 15,935 Show data context 7,891 Show data context 21,721 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, Lancaster District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017