Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 3,038 Show data context 650 Show data context 3,242 Show data context 551 Show data context 2,259 Show data context 220 Show data context 158 Show data context
1861 3,470 Show data context 962 Show data context 2,295 Show data context 878 Show data context 2,286 Show data context 245 Show data context 312 Show data context
1881 2,415 Show data context 2,045 Show data context 1,673 Show data context 1,005 Show data context 2,853 Show data context 250 Show data context 1,267 Show data context
1911 3,140 Show data context 2,592 Show data context 4,711 Show data context 1,801 Show data context 3,315 Show data context 429 Show data context 890 Show data context
1931 2,157 Show data context 3,853 Show data context 2,151 Show data context 1,786 Show data context 3,708 Show data context 293 Show data context 2,572 Show data context
1951 2,020 Show data context 1,682 Show data context 2,862 Show data context 2,113 Show data context 3,350 Show data context 235 Show data context 7,181 Show data context
1971 1,565 Show data context 1,307 Show data context 9,725 Show data context 3,230 Show data context 3,660 Show data context 681 Show data context 3,257 Show data context
1991 1,073 Show data context 30 Show data context 9,308 Show data context 4,670 Show data context 9,436 Show data context 3,573 Show data context 6,730 Show data context
2011 614 Show data context 63 Show data context 4,799 Show data context 7,223 Show data context 13,461 Show data context 7,204 Show data context 11,391 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, Lichfield District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 11th December 2017