Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 704 Show data context 3 Show data context 5,296 Show data context 2,206 Show data context 4,369 Show data context 493 Show data context 3,372 Show data context
1861 927 Show data context 53 Show data context 9,120 Show data context 4,105 Show data context 7,227 Show data context 835 Show data context 11,367 Show data context
1881 795 Show data context 95 Show data context 15,191 Show data context 10,256 Show data context 12,772 Show data context 1,246 Show data context 11,222 Show data context
1911 1,028 Show data context 55 Show data context 27,146 Show data context 14,255 Show data context 25,929 Show data context 3,033 Show data context 28,509 Show data context
1931 484 Show data context 10 Show data context 23,755 Show data context 12,033 Show data context 31,580 Show data context 2,383 Show data context 27,642 Show data context
1951 140 Show data context 10 Show data context 28,735 Show data context 15,321 Show data context 24,636 Show data context 2,545 Show data context 34,989 Show data context
1971 75 Show data context 10 Show data context 30,853 Show data context 17,280 Show data context 22,658 Show data context 5,332 Show data context 33,993 Show data context
1991 140 Show data context 0 Show data context 19,263 Show data context 13,035 Show data context 20,752 Show data context 12,016 Show data context 29,469 Show data context
2011 93 Show data context 33 Show data context 10,164 Show data context 14,630 Show data context 26,375 Show data context 16,687 Show data context 41,474 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, Portsmouth UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st October 2017