Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 3,504 Show data context 248 Show data context 40,836 Show data context 6,713 Show data context 16,228 Show data context 2,989 Show data context 1,894 Show data context
1861 4,833 Show data context 1,571 Show data context 70,704 Show data context 14,697 Show data context 23,970 Show data context 4,357 Show data context 3,032 Show data context
1881 4,446 Show data context 287 Show data context 113,918 Show data context 24,677 Show data context 43,843 Show data context 10,383 Show data context 6,019 Show data context
1911 8,563 Show data context 2,649 Show data context 211,241 Show data context 50,767 Show data context 80,753 Show data context 27,119 Show data context 15,449 Show data context
1931 2,045 Show data context 369 Show data context 249,476 Show data context 56,723 Show data context 105,440 Show data context 12,854 Show data context 30,074 Show data context
1951 1,249 Show data context 357 Show data context 363,997 Show data context 72,740 Show data context 121,557 Show data context 19,361 Show data context 48,405 Show data context
1971 581 Show data context 194 Show data context 293,697 Show data context 73,781 Show data context 106,073 Show data context 43,921 Show data context 83,507 Show data context
1991 587 Show data context 13 Show data context 127,092 Show data context 55,389 Show data context 94,749 Show data context 83,830 Show data context 99,401 Show data context
2011 346 Show data context 35 Show data context 40,693 Show data context 58,141 Show data context 117,466 Show data context 105,332 Show data context 166,082 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, Birmingham District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017