Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 236,605 Show data context 24,699 Show data context 356,180 Show data context 78,810 Show data context 206,084 Show data context 29,022 Show data context 20,554 Show data context
1861 301,043 Show data context 59,598 Show data context 497,195 Show data context 143,646 Show data context 245,423 Show data context 38,919 Show data context 32,374 Show data context
1881 267,321 Show data context 79,884 Show data context 568,049 Show data context 199,840 Show data context 294,160 Show data context 57,715 Show data context 49,388 Show data context
1911 233,543 Show data context 159,716 Show data context 733,044 Show data context 312,493 Show data context 387,248 Show data context 122,748 Show data context 83,315 Show data context
1931 185,583 Show data context 142,951 Show data context 736,534 Show data context 298,152 Show data context 577,725 Show data context 73,791 Show data context 174,097 Show data context
1951 162,370 Show data context 99,497 Show data context 769,673 Show data context 359,478 Show data context 481,226 Show data context 62,000 Show data context 258,817 Show data context
1971 88,400 Show data context 36,760 Show data context 673,870 Show data context 351,070 Show data context 464,970 Show data context 133,080 Show data context 406,780 Show data context
1991 59,240 Show data context 27,190 Show data context 374,425 Show data context 313,677 Show data context 468,313 Show data context 250,366 Show data context 538,978 Show data context
2011 41,669 Show data context 25,911 Show data context 202,260 Show data context 361,863 Show data context 534,083 Show data context 450,647 Show data context 763,742 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, Scotland Dep through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th November 2017