Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 724 Show data context 177 Show data context 848 Show data context 141 Show data context 568 Show data context 58 Show data context 40 Show data context
1861 788 Show data context 218 Show data context 462 Show data context 176 Show data context 447 Show data context 47 Show data context 61 Show data context
1881 402 Show data context 3,787 Show data context 1,476 Show data context 777 Show data context 1,310 Show data context 206 Show data context 217 Show data context
1911 572 Show data context 2,727 Show data context 7,666 Show data context 1,911 Show data context 2,650 Show data context 582 Show data context 545 Show data context
1931 499 Show data context 10,146 Show data context 2,330 Show data context 1,505 Show data context 2,975 Show data context 241 Show data context 1,127 Show data context
1951 677 Show data context 8,575 Show data context 4,172 Show data context 2,304 Show data context 3,512 Show data context 199 Show data context 2,823 Show data context
1971 761 Show data context 2,417 Show data context 10,084 Show data context 4,545 Show data context 5,412 Show data context 705 Show data context 3,461 Show data context
1991 110 Show data context 850 Show data context 9,797 Show data context 6,146 Show data context 7,830 Show data context 2,718 Show data context 4,976 Show data context
2011 73 Show data context 30 Show data context 5,229 Show data context 8,074 Show data context 12,026 Show data context 4,590 Show data context 8,792 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, Cannock Chase District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2017