Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,247 Show data context 414 Show data context 1,842 Show data context 1,016 Show data context 2,131 Show data context 290 Show data context 496 Show data context
1861 1,688 Show data context 675 Show data context 2,253 Show data context 1,542 Show data context 1,750 Show data context 232 Show data context 204 Show data context
1881 1,186 Show data context 107 Show data context 4,317 Show data context 4,022 Show data context 4,482 Show data context 781 Show data context 721 Show data context
1911 1,774 Show data context 1,085 Show data context 11,258 Show data context 12,078 Show data context 10,212 Show data context 1,991 Show data context 1,981 Show data context
1931 1,288 Show data context 351 Show data context 11,520 Show data context 10,183 Show data context 12,698 Show data context 1,134 Show data context 3,486 Show data context
1951 1,035 Show data context 111 Show data context 21,767 Show data context 13,738 Show data context 11,620 Show data context 1,396 Show data context 6,454 Show data context
1971 212 Show data context 717 Show data context 20,977 Show data context 11,283 Show data context 12,504 Show data context 2,811 Show data context 10,894 Show data context
1991 460 Show data context 30 Show data context 17,867 Show data context 8,671 Show data context 13,251 Show data context 6,488 Show data context 13,870 Show data context
2011 235 Show data context 38 Show data context 8,620 Show data context 9,240 Show data context 18,824 Show data context 13,009 Show data context 23,394 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, Newport District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2017