Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,296 Show data context 478 Show data context 4,943 Show data context 608 Show data context 1,317 Show data context 140 Show data context 127 Show data context
1861 2,715 Show data context 2,144 Show data context 5,814 Show data context 1,715 Show data context 2,777 Show data context 360 Show data context 309 Show data context
1881 1,555 Show data context 5,880 Show data context 11,211 Show data context 3,017 Show data context 5,374 Show data context 847 Show data context 742 Show data context
1911 1,637 Show data context 11,777 Show data context 27,784 Show data context 6,795 Show data context 9,017 Show data context 2,365 Show data context 2,135 Show data context
1931 1,473 Show data context 13,982 Show data context 22,564 Show data context 4,682 Show data context 10,210 Show data context 964 Show data context 4,321 Show data context
1951 1,239 Show data context 9,706 Show data context 36,327 Show data context 7,938 Show data context 11,023 Show data context 848 Show data context 6,622 Show data context
1971 856 Show data context 3,303 Show data context 42,006 Show data context 10,403 Show data context 13,601 Show data context 2,512 Show data context 10,631 Show data context
1991 379 Show data context 1,541 Show data context 16,741 Show data context 9,119 Show data context 14,979 Show data context 4,090 Show data context 13,676 Show data context
2011 216 Show data context 35 Show data context 6,522 Show data context 10,845 Show data context 18,737 Show data context 10,264 Show data context 18,309 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, St Helens District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th October 2017