Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 338 Show data context 9 Show data context 4,659 Show data context 2,199 Show data context 4,021 Show data context 884 Show data context 568 Show data context
1861 1,631 Show data context 82 Show data context 18,441 Show data context 10,404 Show data context 19,101 Show data context 4,503 Show data context 2,969 Show data context
1881 1,921 Show data context 166 Show data context 28,224 Show data context 20,077 Show data context 36,765 Show data context 11,232 Show data context 6,801 Show data context
1911 956 Show data context 134 Show data context 41,298 Show data context 32,725 Show data context 58,948 Show data context 21,679 Show data context 13,893 Show data context
1931 492 Show data context 69 Show data context 47,633 Show data context 31,739 Show data context 68,556 Show data context 12,033 Show data context 18,608 Show data context
1951 111 Show data context 35 Show data context 32,763 Show data context 30,313 Show data context 40,515 Show data context 4,087 Show data context 28,054 Show data context
1971 20 Show data context 40 Show data context 20,040 Show data context 27,450 Show data context 32,420 Show data context 11,640 Show data context 39,600 Show data context
1991 170 Show data context 0 Show data context 8,072 Show data context 13,152 Show data context 18,732 Show data context 22,890 Show data context 32,413 Show data context
2011 83 Show data context 553 Show data context 2,520 Show data context 14,280 Show data context 31,064 Show data context 37,771 Show data context 51,393 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, Lambeth District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st October 2017