Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,363 Show data context 130 Show data context 2,841 Show data context 418 Show data context 2,068 Show data context 134 Show data context 130 Show data context
1861 3,484 Show data context 328 Show data context 3,951 Show data context 506 Show data context 1,338 Show data context 131 Show data context 191 Show data context
1881 2,241 Show data context 690 Show data context 4,547 Show data context 630 Show data context 1,601 Show data context 87 Show data context 299 Show data context
1911 2,682 Show data context 2,093 Show data context 6,800 Show data context 1,786 Show data context 3,410 Show data context 377 Show data context 660 Show data context
1931 1,554 Show data context 3,052 Show data context 13,164 Show data context 1,639 Show data context 3,048 Show data context 223 Show data context 804 Show data context
1951 1,652 Show data context 4,444 Show data context 16,725 Show data context 2,432 Show data context 4,093 Show data context 228 Show data context 1,543 Show data context
1971 1,022 Show data context 1,575 Show data context 11,448 Show data context 3,279 Show data context 3,874 Show data context 1,059 Show data context 2,728 Show data context
1991 710 Show data context 491 Show data context 14,568 Show data context 5,762 Show data context 10,344 Show data context 2,545 Show data context 4,268 Show data context
2011 531 Show data context 95 Show data context 7,219 Show data context 7,667 Show data context 11,857 Show data context 6,619 Show data context 8,526 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, Hinckley and Bosworth District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2017