Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 12,861 Show data context 24 Show data context 5,301 Show data context 2,922 Show data context 7,414 Show data context 832 Show data context 690 Show data context
1861 15,339 Show data context 21 Show data context 5,875 Show data context 2,714 Show data context 6,513 Show data context 688 Show data context 912 Show data context
1881 11,570 Show data context 33 Show data context 4,820 Show data context 2,886 Show data context 7,035 Show data context 521 Show data context 1,059 Show data context
1911 13,844 Show data context 85 Show data context 5,533 Show data context 5,072 Show data context 11,333 Show data context 795 Show data context 1,976 Show data context
1931 13,214 Show data context 210 Show data context 4,050 Show data context 4,779 Show data context 10,874 Show data context 549 Show data context 3,428 Show data context
1951 13,843 Show data context 199 Show data context 4,744 Show data context 6,604 Show data context 10,307 Show data context 585 Show data context 6,895 Show data context
1971 6,306 Show data context 130 Show data context 7,313 Show data context 5,831 Show data context 6,822 Show data context 1,059 Show data context 4,794 Show data context
1991 4,510 Show data context 170 Show data context 10,267 Show data context 7,081 Show data context 14,150 Show data context 3,765 Show data context 11,097 Show data context
2011 2,230 Show data context 120 Show data context 7,420 Show data context 8,961 Show data context 17,204 Show data context 7,640 Show data context 19,938 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, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th October 2017