Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 908 Show data context 41 Show data context 9,493 Show data context 729 Show data context 2,736 Show data context 261 Show data context 398 Show data context
1861 1,351 Show data context 396 Show data context 16,487 Show data context 1,354 Show data context 3,639 Show data context 402 Show data context 609 Show data context
1881 907 Show data context 388 Show data context 15,911 Show data context 1,791 Show data context 4,120 Show data context 498 Show data context 657 Show data context
1911 1,398 Show data context 955 Show data context 32,128 Show data context 5,815 Show data context 8,993 Show data context 3,262 Show data context 1,760 Show data context
1931 649 Show data context 1,437 Show data context 49,409 Show data context 6,974 Show data context 13,831 Show data context 1,226 Show data context 3,776 Show data context
1951 583 Show data context 1,300 Show data context 94,768 Show data context 12,934 Show data context 21,120 Show data context 2,299 Show data context 8,665 Show data context
1971 184 Show data context 98 Show data context 103,733 Show data context 12,951 Show data context 25,939 Show data context 6,773 Show data context 23,024 Show data context
1991 165 Show data context 10 Show data context 45,056 Show data context 12,839 Show data context 27,472 Show data context 16,465 Show data context 29,236 Show data context
2011 175 Show data context 46 Show data context 16,379 Show data context 18,025 Show data context 38,458 Show data context 26,253 Show data context 48,910 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, Coventry District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th October 2017