Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,586 Show data context 416 Show data context 35,773 Show data context 18,915 Show data context 31,088 Show data context 6,625 Show data context 3,742 Show data context
1861 3,357 Show data context 518 Show data context 42,954 Show data context 40,327 Show data context 38,230 Show data context 7,434 Show data context 4,088 Show data context
1881 3,658 Show data context 590 Show data context 67,999 Show data context 63,365 Show data context 70,054 Show data context 16,969 Show data context 9,813 Show data context
1911 2,112 Show data context 673 Show data context 90,506 Show data context 98,482 Show data context 86,509 Show data context 27,433 Show data context 17,308 Show data context
1931 1,549 Show data context 401 Show data context 90,852 Show data context 71,700 Show data context 104,259 Show data context 11,347 Show data context 29,032 Show data context
1951 826 Show data context 212 Show data context 128,134 Show data context 96,579 Show data context 98,291 Show data context 16,745 Show data context 40,547 Show data context
1971 171 Show data context 137 Show data context 93,468 Show data context 65,488 Show data context 72,445 Show data context 24,330 Show data context 56,474 Show data context
1991 110 Show data context 30 Show data context 24,617 Show data context 27,456 Show data context 44,032 Show data context 34,754 Show data context 62,678 Show data context
2011 146 Show data context 40 Show data context 13,481 Show data context 26,493 Show data context 62,672 Show data context 45,374 Show data context 87,595 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, Liverpool District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st October 2017