Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 4,625 Show data context 24 Show data context 3,471 Show data context 1,590 Show data context 4,992 Show data context 568 Show data context 1,094 Show data context
1861 6,788 Show data context 133 Show data context 4,121 Show data context 1,874 Show data context 4,416 Show data context 431 Show data context 1,394 Show data context
1881 5,411 Show data context 127 Show data context 4,573 Show data context 2,305 Show data context 6,118 Show data context 537 Show data context 1,644 Show data context
1911 4,555 Show data context 178 Show data context 5,601 Show data context 4,350 Show data context 9,638 Show data context 1,165 Show data context 2,935 Show data context
1931 4,709 Show data context 429 Show data context 7,805 Show data context 4,806 Show data context 9,998 Show data context 850 Show data context 3,871 Show data context
1951 5,505 Show data context 196 Show data context 8,755 Show data context 5,989 Show data context 10,754 Show data context 1,290 Show data context 7,882 Show data context
1971 1,120 Show data context 483 Show data context 12,058 Show data context 10,276 Show data context 12,396 Show data context 4,626 Show data context 13,095 Show data context
1991 1,510 Show data context 150 Show data context 8,054 Show data context 9,438 Show data context 16,638 Show data context 11,595 Show data context 15,226 Show data context
2011 1,020 Show data context 34 Show data context 4,358 Show data context 12,013 Show data context 19,528 Show data context 14,096 Show data context 25,746 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, Maidstone District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th October 2017