Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,215 Show data context 0 Show data context 428 Show data context 191 Show data context 764 Show data context 69 Show data context 137 Show data context
1861 947 Show data context 3 Show data context 352 Show data context 308 Show data context 865 Show data context 59 Show data context 192 Show data context
1881 789 Show data context 8 Show data context 654 Show data context 530 Show data context 1,591 Show data context 75 Show data context 695 Show data context
1911 2,025 Show data context 11 Show data context 868 Show data context 1,188 Show data context 2,970 Show data context 151 Show data context 503 Show data context
1931 533 Show data context 4 Show data context 854 Show data context 1,170 Show data context 3,463 Show data context 169 Show data context 1,165 Show data context
1951 768 Show data context 3 Show data context 1,026 Show data context 1,119 Show data context 2,431 Show data context 149 Show data context 3,889 Show data context
1971 625 Show data context 45 Show data context 4,426 Show data context 2,492 Show data context 3,361 Show data context 2,267 Show data context 3,066 Show data context
1991 240 Show data context 60 Show data context 6,979 Show data context 4,592 Show data context 12,709 Show data context 10,042 Show data context 8,798 Show data context
2011 122 Show data context 33 Show data context 3,732 Show data context 5,882 Show data context 16,695 Show data context 19,658 Show data context 13,145 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, Bracknell Forest UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2017