Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 9,523 Show data context 961 Show data context 3,945 Show data context 3,238 Show data context 8,787 Show data context 314 Show data context 574 Show data context
1861 12,817 Show data context 688 Show data context 6,058 Show data context 4,046 Show data context 6,625 Show data context 591 Show data context 2,669 Show data context
1881 8,170 Show data context 707 Show data context 6,245 Show data context 3,584 Show data context 8,673 Show data context 446 Show data context 2,139 Show data context
1911 11,734 Show data context 1,201 Show data context 6,965 Show data context 5,455 Show data context 10,027 Show data context 714 Show data context 3,189 Show data context
1931 11,405 Show data context 615 Show data context 2,936 Show data context 4,609 Show data context 9,355 Show data context 595 Show data context 3,204 Show data context
1951 9,951 Show data context 197 Show data context 3,585 Show data context 6,443 Show data context 8,021 Show data context 733 Show data context 7,279 Show data context
1971 4,768 Show data context 125 Show data context 3,452 Show data context 8,574 Show data context 5,804 Show data context 1,201 Show data context 6,140 Show data context
1991 4,193 Show data context 120 Show data context 3,893 Show data context 7,823 Show data context 11,168 Show data context 3,141 Show data context 10,784 Show data context
2011 2,533 Show data context 218 Show data context 3,967 Show data context 8,684 Show data context 15,787 Show data context 5,808 Show data context 15,954 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, Pembrokeshire District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th December 2017