Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,201 Show data context 0 Show data context 861 Show data context 350 Show data context 1,390 Show data context 130 Show data context 233 Show data context
1861 2,437 Show data context 6 Show data context 1,963 Show data context 1,180 Show data context 3,359 Show data context 329 Show data context 939 Show data context
1881 2,080 Show data context 8 Show data context 2,837 Show data context 2,401 Show data context 6,994 Show data context 556 Show data context 1,960 Show data context
1911 3,952 Show data context 24 Show data context 4,869 Show data context 4,700 Show data context 11,497 Show data context 931 Show data context 2,338 Show data context
1931 1,525 Show data context 47 Show data context 5,492 Show data context 5,470 Show data context 14,744 Show data context 1,089 Show data context 4,349 Show data context
1951 1,487 Show data context 67 Show data context 7,151 Show data context 5,582 Show data context 11,470 Show data context 951 Show data context 7,048 Show data context
1971 1,524 Show data context 104 Show data context 11,265 Show data context 6,000 Show data context 8,170 Show data context 5,354 Show data context 7,454 Show data context
1991 710 Show data context 140 Show data context 10,354 Show data context 7,348 Show data context 18,061 Show data context 13,350 Show data context 11,334 Show data context
2011 258 Show data context 105 Show data context 4,668 Show data context 9,604 Show data context 21,298 Show data context 22,282 Show data context 17,897 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, Windsor and Maidenhead UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th October 2017