Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 414 Show data context 3 Show data context 2,749 Show data context 1,611 Show data context 3,725 Show data context 456 Show data context 387 Show data context
1861 736 Show data context 9 Show data context 5,004 Show data context 4,463 Show data context 5,171 Show data context 620 Show data context 1,260 Show data context
1881 829 Show data context 22 Show data context 7,496 Show data context 6,328 Show data context 8,622 Show data context 1,225 Show data context 1,916 Show data context
1911 1,572 Show data context 41 Show data context 11,675 Show data context 17,188 Show data context 17,884 Show data context 3,037 Show data context 6,323 Show data context
1931 898 Show data context 25 Show data context 16,159 Show data context 20,291 Show data context 23,381 Show data context 2,183 Show data context 5,822 Show data context
1951 879 Show data context 16 Show data context 22,644 Show data context 22,278 Show data context 21,970 Show data context 3,035 Show data context 10,673 Show data context
1971 88 Show data context 59 Show data context 27,607 Show data context 25,438 Show data context 26,630 Show data context 8,046 Show data context 21,816 Show data context
1991 160 Show data context 150 Show data context 14,188 Show data context 16,565 Show data context 24,048 Show data context 19,653 Show data context 25,982 Show data context
2011 99 Show data context 78 Show data context 6,161 Show data context 16,198 Show data context 28,639 Show data context 22,395 Show data context 39,282 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, Southampton UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2017