Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 395 Show data context 518 Show data context 361 Show data context 181 Show data context 373 Show data context 31 Show data context 32 Show data context
1861 959 Show data context 197 Show data context 2,665 Show data context 3,473 Show data context 1,495 Show data context 266 Show data context 277 Show data context
1881 700 Show data context 28 Show data context 5,900 Show data context 3,710 Show data context 3,574 Show data context 603 Show data context 535 Show data context
1911 446 Show data context 3,787 Show data context 13,087 Show data context 6,570 Show data context 7,252 Show data context 1,524 Show data context 1,286 Show data context
1931 978 Show data context 1,099 Show data context 7,732 Show data context 4,777 Show data context 9,192 Show data context 691 Show data context 2,215 Show data context
1951 581 Show data context 271 Show data context 16,051 Show data context 6,573 Show data context 8,136 Show data context 667 Show data context 3,262 Show data context
1971 160 Show data context 82 Show data context 19,747 Show data context 5,774 Show data context 7,118 Show data context 1,357 Show data context 5,689 Show data context
1991 280 Show data context 20 Show data context 8,400 Show data context 5,661 Show data context 7,320 Show data context 2,304 Show data context 7,124 Show data context
2011 131 Show data context 95 Show data context 4,015 Show data context 5,806 Show data context 8,778 Show data context 3,815 Show data context 11,557 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, Hartlepool UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 15th December 2017