Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 6,226 Show data context 8 Show data context 2,258 Show data context 1,248 Show data context 3,784 Show data context 380 Show data context 416 Show data context
1861 5,165 Show data context 3 Show data context 2,274 Show data context 1,356 Show data context 3,224 Show data context 285 Show data context 745 Show data context
1881 3,541 Show data context 3 Show data context 1,811 Show data context 1,607 Show data context 4,196 Show data context 193 Show data context 838 Show data context
1911 4,591 Show data context 31 Show data context 1,993 Show data context 2,470 Show data context 6,263 Show data context 304 Show data context 3,199 Show data context
1931 3,351 Show data context 35 Show data context 3,303 Show data context 4,355 Show data context 10,832 Show data context 472 Show data context 2,511 Show data context
1951 3,908 Show data context 86 Show data context 9,329 Show data context 6,011 Show data context 9,024 Show data context 635 Show data context 4,703 Show data context
1971 2,401 Show data context 79 Show data context 10,634 Show data context 7,304 Show data context 8,383 Show data context 3,256 Show data context 10,779 Show data context
1991 1,761 Show data context 100 Show data context 10,937 Show data context 9,679 Show data context 15,966 Show data context 6,536 Show data context 10,174 Show data context
2011 922 Show data context 122 Show data context 7,431 Show data context 12,466 Show data context 21,918 Show data context 13,056 Show data context 19,705 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, New Forest District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th October 2017