Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,739 Show data context 878 Show data context 11,259 Show data context 1,672 Show data context 4,036 Show data context 504 Show data context 314 Show data context
1861 6,905 Show data context 3,574 Show data context 48,731 Show data context 6,628 Show data context 9,862 Show data context 1,333 Show data context 1,093 Show data context
1881 4,931 Show data context 6,467 Show data context 76,924 Show data context 11,806 Show data context 17,192 Show data context 2,938 Show data context 2,463 Show data context
1911 3,839 Show data context 16,564 Show data context 90,354 Show data context 21,286 Show data context 27,226 Show data context 6,045 Show data context 5,371 Show data context
1931 3,201 Show data context 6,478 Show data context 95,224 Show data context 15,081 Show data context 29,819 Show data context 2,689 Show data context 8,922 Show data context
1951 2,492 Show data context 4,100 Show data context 98,342 Show data context 18,067 Show data context 30,685 Show data context 2,770 Show data context 11,356 Show data context
1971 1,979 Show data context 8,171 Show data context 58,831 Show data context 17,598 Show data context 25,118 Show data context 5,961 Show data context 19,659 Show data context
1991 1,181 Show data context 210 Show data context 48,025 Show data context 17,975 Show data context 33,606 Show data context 11,460 Show data context 28,562 Show data context
2011 665 Show data context 149 Show data context 26,784 Show data context 23,099 Show data context 45,570 Show data context 23,264 Show data context 47,351 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, Kirklees District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2017