Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 641 Show data context 568 Show data context 8,524 Show data context 3,572 Show data context 6,294 Show data context 1,096 Show data context 997 Show data context
1861 1,235 Show data context 1,031 Show data context 15,787 Show data context 7,893 Show data context 9,582 Show data context 1,586 Show data context 1,041 Show data context
1881 1,178 Show data context 2,578 Show data context 21,413 Show data context 9,828 Show data context 16,887 Show data context 4,035 Show data context 2,431 Show data context
1911 1,758 Show data context 10,054 Show data context 42,753 Show data context 20,352 Show data context 30,578 Show data context 8,888 Show data context 6,351 Show data context
1931 1,100 Show data context 7,447 Show data context 34,442 Show data context 18,522 Show data context 40,056 Show data context 4,398 Show data context 10,611 Show data context
1951 930 Show data context 5,456 Show data context 60,063 Show data context 32,022 Show data context 49,150 Show data context 8,046 Show data context 28,205 Show data context
1971 1,506 Show data context 3,203 Show data context 47,418 Show data context 30,350 Show data context 40,847 Show data context 14,411 Show data context 37,212 Show data context
1991 222 Show data context 259 Show data context 18,134 Show data context 20,781 Show data context 32,176 Show data context 28,686 Show data context 48,649 Show data context
2011 142 Show data context 204 Show data context 8,267 Show data context 18,445 Show data context 42,357 Show data context 38,959 Show data context 61,278 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, Newcastle upon Tyne District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th October 2017