Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,589 Show data context 4 Show data context 1,061 Show data context 551 Show data context 2,239 Show data context 357 Show data context 297 Show data context
1861 1,883 Show data context 13 Show data context 1,926 Show data context 830 Show data context 2,438 Show data context 282 Show data context 458 Show data context
1881 1,834 Show data context 17 Show data context 1,883 Show data context 1,078 Show data context 2,529 Show data context 262 Show data context 470 Show data context
1911 1,522 Show data context 25 Show data context 2,977 Show data context 2,958 Show data context 6,355 Show data context 1,770 Show data context 1,520 Show data context
1931 2,267 Show data context 119 Show data context 11,741 Show data context 7,316 Show data context 9,511 Show data context 1,628 Show data context 5,614 Show data context
1951 1,515 Show data context 63 Show data context 36,382 Show data context 21,126 Show data context 15,873 Show data context 1,215 Show data context 17,115 Show data context
1971 530 Show data context 140 Show data context 39,890 Show data context 39,160 Show data context 22,570 Show data context 8,980 Show data context 22,810 Show data context
1991 340 Show data context 450 Show data context 18,956 Show data context 51,648 Show data context 32,093 Show data context 18,648 Show data context 22,846 Show data context
2011 104 Show data context 450 Show data context 10,620 Show data context 47,619 Show data context 39,542 Show data context 31,088 Show data context 35,540 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, Hillingdon District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017