Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 888 Show data context 56 Show data context 6,130 Show data context 3,707 Show data context 6,080 Show data context 707 Show data context 3,263 Show data context
1861 1,722 Show data context 173 Show data context 13,684 Show data context 6,485 Show data context 10,996 Show data context 1,487 Show data context 13,489 Show data context
1881 1,595 Show data context 236 Show data context 16,068 Show data context 12,099 Show data context 14,760 Show data context 1,702 Show data context 11,767 Show data context
1911 3,431 Show data context 288 Show data context 23,730 Show data context 14,163 Show data context 23,752 Show data context 4,017 Show data context 23,545 Show data context
1931 1,498 Show data context 429 Show data context 20,980 Show data context 11,736 Show data context 25,814 Show data context 2,200 Show data context 24,276 Show data context
1951 908 Show data context 264 Show data context 26,749 Show data context 18,077 Show data context 21,137 Show data context 2,745 Show data context 31,578 Show data context
1971 347 Show data context 138 Show data context 29,168 Show data context 16,030 Show data context 23,396 Show data context 5,307 Show data context 29,930 Show data context
1991 360 Show data context 110 Show data context 18,117 Show data context 15,503 Show data context 23,755 Show data context 15,670 Show data context 35,872 Show data context
2011 159 Show data context 70 Show data context 10,625 Show data context 15,880 Show data context 29,799 Show data context 17,115 Show data context 48,315 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, Plymouth UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th December 2017