Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 8,910 Show data context 2,374 Show data context 24,940 Show data context 3,507 Show data context 8,575 Show data context 829 Show data context 732 Show data context
1861 9,091 Show data context 1,471 Show data context 6,743 Show data context 2,852 Show data context 5,329 Show data context 912 Show data context 634 Show data context
1881 5,949 Show data context 1,652 Show data context 6,486 Show data context 3,132 Show data context 8,129 Show data context 687 Show data context 974 Show data context
1911 6,695 Show data context 2,044 Show data context 13,162 Show data context 4,767 Show data context 9,866 Show data context 1,188 Show data context 1,796 Show data context
1931 5,365 Show data context 814 Show data context 7,980 Show data context 4,723 Show data context 12,667 Show data context 975 Show data context 3,167 Show data context
1951 5,294 Show data context 709 Show data context 8,685 Show data context 5,469 Show data context 11,236 Show data context 1,261 Show data context 4,189 Show data context
1971 3,052 Show data context 718 Show data context 11,117 Show data context 5,086 Show data context 7,012 Show data context 1,570 Show data context 4,336 Show data context
1991 2,620 Show data context 200 Show data context 9,008 Show data context 5,312 Show data context 14,562 Show data context 4,691 Show data context 7,766 Show data context
2011 1,487 Show data context 229 Show data context 4,789 Show data context 6,464 Show data context 19,685 Show data context 6,990 Show data context 12,378 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, South Lakeland District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th October 2017