Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 23,667 Show data context 139 Show data context 230,522 Show data context 92,532 Show data context 271,412 Show data context 43,139 Show data context 38,687 Show data context
1861 42,053 Show data context 996 Show data context 401,087 Show data context 192,622 Show data context 380,034 Show data context 73,799 Show data context 70,688 Show data context
1881 47,188 Show data context 1,857 Show data context 549,320 Show data context 327,142 Show data context 608,605 Show data context 139,995 Show data context 111,272 Show data context
1911 45,120 Show data context 3,199 Show data context 921,943 Show data context 613,498 Show data context 1,072,890 Show data context 318,217 Show data context 245,507 Show data context
1931 24,959 Show data context 2,328 Show data context 1,141,294 Show data context 670,772 Show data context 1,297,513 Show data context 226,241 Show data context 348,174 Show data context
1951 11,535 Show data context 2,487 Show data context 1,443,673 Show data context 791,639 Show data context 1,129,862 Show data context 304,732 Show data context 531,477 Show data context
1971 5,240 Show data context 4,700 Show data context 1,010,450 Show data context 734,020 Show data context 896,020 Show data context 662,570 Show data context 719,240 Show data context
1991 6,030 Show data context 8,365 Show data context 385,796 Show data context 500,862 Show data context 758,417 Show data context 938,957 Show data context 703,788 Show data context
2011 2,541 Show data context 5,909 Show data context 142,654 Show data context 552,227 Show data context 1,080,589 Show data context 1,580,836 Show data context 1,135,725 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, London GovOf through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th October 2017