Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 369 Show data context 4 Show data context 482 Show data context 260 Show data context 878 Show data context 184 Show data context 107 Show data context
1861 1,198 Show data context 10 Show data context 4,043 Show data context 2,864 Show data context 7,866 Show data context 1,161 Show data context 1,141 Show data context
1881 1,323 Show data context 93 Show data context 13,546 Show data context 13,106 Show data context 18,576 Show data context 4,328 Show data context 3,559 Show data context
1911 952 Show data context 163 Show data context 39,407 Show data context 34,150 Show data context 56,942 Show data context 20,716 Show data context 15,254 Show data context
1931 492 Show data context 74 Show data context 49,043 Show data context 35,404 Show data context 68,993 Show data context 12,840 Show data context 20,034 Show data context
1951 146 Show data context 34 Show data context 32,410 Show data context 28,921 Show data context 33,618 Show data context 3,941 Show data context 15,350 Show data context
1971 130 Show data context 30 Show data context 21,760 Show data context 18,260 Show data context 24,260 Show data context 8,170 Show data context 25,120 Show data context
1991 320 Show data context 70 Show data context 7,132 Show data context 12,255 Show data context 23,657 Show data context 17,352 Show data context 26,335 Show data context
2011 64 Show data context 74 Show data context 2,734 Show data context 13,747 Show data context 31,581 Show data context 30,969 Show data context 38,755 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, Wandsworth District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th December 2017