Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 694 Show data context 1 Show data context 464 Show data context 243 Show data context 985 Show data context 157 Show data context 130 Show data context
1861 672 Show data context 3 Show data context 346 Show data context 329 Show data context 966 Show data context 109 Show data context 139 Show data context
1881 508 Show data context 2 Show data context 419 Show data context 566 Show data context 1,415 Show data context 180 Show data context 288 Show data context
1911 1,358 Show data context 24 Show data context 3,109 Show data context 3,006 Show data context 6,748 Show data context 1,882 Show data context 1,613 Show data context
1931 484 Show data context 29 Show data context 10,891 Show data context 8,824 Show data context 14,389 Show data context 3,966 Show data context 4,475 Show data context
1951 317 Show data context 7 Show data context 15,227 Show data context 8,433 Show data context 15,097 Show data context 1,679 Show data context 11,457 Show data context
1971 230 Show data context 470 Show data context 13,710 Show data context 10,210 Show data context 15,120 Show data context 7,600 Show data context 12,220 Show data context
1991 130 Show data context 40 Show data context 9,114 Show data context 10,697 Show data context 16,562 Show data context 13,609 Show data context 13,680 Show data context
2011 27 Show data context 33 Show data context 3,292 Show data context 12,308 Show data context 19,027 Show data context 18,077 Show data context 21,040 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, Harrow District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th October 2017