Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 9,297 Show data context 360 Show data context 4,782 Show data context 2,376 Show data context 7,230 Show data context 447 Show data context 638 Show data context
1861 7,549 Show data context 2,407 Show data context 3,270 Show data context 1,565 Show data context 2,422 Show data context 314 Show data context 530 Show data context
1881 4,606 Show data context 968 Show data context 2,421 Show data context 1,473 Show data context 3,329 Show data context 205 Show data context 708 Show data context
1911 5,970 Show data context 296 Show data context 2,396 Show data context 2,051 Show data context 4,929 Show data context 277 Show data context 1,399 Show data context
1931 4,321 Show data context 227 Show data context 1,212 Show data context 2,019 Show data context 4,907 Show data context 280 Show data context 1,503 Show data context
1951 4,575 Show data context 392 Show data context 967 Show data context 2,147 Show data context 3,867 Show data context 333 Show data context 2,035 Show data context
1971 1,999 Show data context 187 Show data context 2,142 Show data context 2,221 Show data context 3,206 Show data context 570 Show data context 1,969 Show data context
1991 1,740 Show data context 170 Show data context 2,100 Show data context 2,373 Show data context 4,574 Show data context 1,563 Show data context 3,924 Show data context
2011 1,462 Show data context 53 Show data context 1,712 Show data context 3,091 Show data context 6,734 Show data context 2,903 Show data context 5,605 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, West Devon District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th October 2017