Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 337 Show data context 111 Show data context 1,135 Show data context 143 Show data context 310 Show data context 32 Show data context 28 Show data context
1861 523 Show data context 1 Show data context 316 Show data context 163 Show data context 338 Show data context 37 Show data context 41 Show data context
1881 516 Show data context 6 Show data context 946 Show data context 1,184 Show data context 2,590 Show data context 237 Show data context 203 Show data context
1911 693 Show data context 205 Show data context 5,467 Show data context 5,286 Show data context 13,985 Show data context 1,514 Show data context 1,270 Show data context
1931 1,103 Show data context 203 Show data context 7,531 Show data context 7,058 Show data context 22,664 Show data context 1,932 Show data context 3,341 Show data context
1951 1,075 Show data context 6 Show data context 9,593 Show data context 9,650 Show data context 27,353 Show data context 2,107 Show data context 6,300 Show data context
1971 360 Show data context 25 Show data context 11,844 Show data context 8,961 Show data context 22,697 Show data context 4,403 Show data context 8,643 Show data context
1991 210 Show data context 0 Show data context 6,989 Show data context 7,986 Show data context 22,092 Show data context 5,721 Show data context 17,962 Show data context
2011 55 Show data context 12 Show data context 3,759 Show data context 7,072 Show data context 21,002 Show data context 7,188 Show data context 24,101 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, Blackpool UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 15th December 2017