Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 833 Show data context 3 Show data context 4,817 Show data context 817 Show data context 2,495 Show data context 350 Show data context 282 Show data context
1861 1,321 Show data context 41 Show data context 6,303 Show data context 808 Show data context 1,939 Show data context 238 Show data context 421 Show data context
1881 1,148 Show data context 70 Show data context 14,466 Show data context 2,622 Show data context 4,934 Show data context 749 Show data context 1,077 Show data context
1911 1,479 Show data context 142 Show data context 26,580 Show data context 5,397 Show data context 8,829 Show data context 2,464 Show data context 2,260 Show data context
1931 970 Show data context 51 Show data context 24,747 Show data context 5,445 Show data context 11,299 Show data context 995 Show data context 4,111 Show data context
1951 891 Show data context 36 Show data context 28,539 Show data context 8,331 Show data context 12,558 Show data context 1,526 Show data context 5,943 Show data context
1971 190 Show data context 24 Show data context 27,001 Show data context 10,157 Show data context 16,284 Show data context 5,994 Show data context 10,755 Show data context
1991 90 Show data context 60 Show data context 20,956 Show data context 12,895 Show data context 24,078 Show data context 16,914 Show data context 19,522 Show data context
2011 108 Show data context 14 Show data context 10,982 Show data context 18,056 Show data context 32,494 Show data context 24,649 Show data context 32,475 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, Northampton District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2017