Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 774 Show data context 1 Show data context 533 Show data context 282 Show data context 1,138 Show data context 182 Show data context 151 Show data context
1861 1,441 Show data context 5 Show data context 1,719 Show data context 1,156 Show data context 3,089 Show data context 422 Show data context 672 Show data context
1881 1,840 Show data context 12 Show data context 3,094 Show data context 2,796 Show data context 6,501 Show data context 980 Show data context 2,031 Show data context
1911 2,020 Show data context 48 Show data context 9,192 Show data context 9,096 Show data context 17,619 Show data context 6,071 Show data context 4,545 Show data context
1931 1,764 Show data context 213 Show data context 19,388 Show data context 14,878 Show data context 22,114 Show data context 3,588 Show data context 8,432 Show data context
1951 679 Show data context 176 Show data context 43,325 Show data context 17,401 Show data context 21,808 Show data context 1,826 Show data context 11,988 Show data context
1971 220 Show data context 130 Show data context 45,110 Show data context 34,010 Show data context 22,450 Show data context 9,540 Show data context 15,510 Show data context
1991 220 Show data context 90 Show data context 20,268 Show data context 21,194 Show data context 25,518 Show data context 17,702 Show data context 15,586 Show data context
2011 74 Show data context 482 Show data context 6,747 Show data context 26,391 Show data context 31,225 Show data context 39,485 Show data context 24,476 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, Hounslow District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th December 2017