Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 416 Show data context 12 Show data context 3,027 Show data context 1,204 Show data context 3,284 Show data context 413 Show data context 365 Show data context
1861 970 Show data context 37 Show data context 5,252 Show data context 2,218 Show data context 4,786 Show data context 692 Show data context 764 Show data context
1881 956 Show data context 17 Show data context 5,524 Show data context 2,976 Show data context 7,081 Show data context 949 Show data context 1,551 Show data context
1911 1,403 Show data context 91 Show data context 7,221 Show data context 5,294 Show data context 10,419 Show data context 1,397 Show data context 2,552 Show data context
1931 999 Show data context 48 Show data context 6,424 Show data context 6,064 Show data context 11,387 Show data context 1,131 Show data context 3,867 Show data context
1951 767 Show data context 16 Show data context 6,841 Show data context 8,969 Show data context 11,310 Show data context 1,931 Show data context 7,646 Show data context
1971 366 Show data context 252 Show data context 5,807 Show data context 9,909 Show data context 12,701 Show data context 4,559 Show data context 14,104 Show data context
1991 260 Show data context 60 Show data context 5,055 Show data context 10,043 Show data context 14,803 Show data context 9,867 Show data context 18,840 Show data context
2011 176 Show data context 35 Show data context 3,353 Show data context 11,603 Show data context 20,704 Show data context 16,546 Show data context 30,803 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, Exeter District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 14th December 2017