Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 5,346 Show data context 10 Show data context 1,717 Show data context 486 Show data context 2,305 Show data context 117 Show data context 143 Show data context
1861 7,307 Show data context 77 Show data context 2,348 Show data context 863 Show data context 1,918 Show data context 140 Show data context 169 Show data context
1881 5,963 Show data context 48 Show data context 1,171 Show data context 929 Show data context 1,622 Show data context 70 Show data context 245 Show data context
1911 6,751 Show data context 16 Show data context 4,129 Show data context 1,661 Show data context 1,253 Show data context 187 Show data context 255 Show data context
1931 3,636 Show data context 4 Show data context 2,437 Show data context 1,206 Show data context 1,575 Show data context 93 Show data context 700 Show data context
1951 2,489 Show data context 38 Show data context 785 Show data context 1,296 Show data context 1,388 Show data context 93 Show data context 889 Show data context
1971 1,030 Show data context 0 Show data context 1,060 Show data context 1,300 Show data context 1,390 Show data context 150 Show data context 1,560 Show data context
1991 1,050 Show data context 800 Show data context 946 Show data context 2,154 Show data context 2,067 Show data context 567 Show data context 2,645 Show data context
2011 776 Show data context 198 Show data context 845 Show data context 3,039 Show data context 2,280 Show data context 1,176 Show data context 4,228 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, Shetland Islands District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 11th December 2017