Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 7,831 Show data context 20 Show data context 2,302 Show data context 1,329 Show data context 4,128 Show data context 359 Show data context 527 Show data context
1861 8,531 Show data context 22 Show data context 2,368 Show data context 1,751 Show data context 3,407 Show data context 314 Show data context 644 Show data context
1881 6,817 Show data context 15 Show data context 2,003 Show data context 1,939 Show data context 4,783 Show data context 217 Show data context 624 Show data context
1911 8,111 Show data context 95 Show data context 2,533 Show data context 3,326 Show data context 10,282 Show data context 502 Show data context 1,761 Show data context
1931 6,053 Show data context 51 Show data context 2,476 Show data context 4,359 Show data context 12,386 Show data context 589 Show data context 2,565 Show data context
1951 6,633 Show data context 9 Show data context 2,316 Show data context 4,649 Show data context 9,798 Show data context 810 Show data context 4,647 Show data context
1971 2,657 Show data context 44 Show data context 6,048 Show data context 6,074 Show data context 8,887 Show data context 2,305 Show data context 6,921 Show data context
1991 2,689 Show data context 1 Show data context 5,345 Show data context 7,219 Show data context 11,799 Show data context 4,699 Show data context 8,206 Show data context
2011 1,185 Show data context 24 Show data context 4,099 Show data context 9,389 Show data context 16,425 Show data context 10,567 Show data context 13,912 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, Wealden District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th October 2017