Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 3,050 Show data context 3 Show data context 1,112 Show data context 623 Show data context 1,902 Show data context 193 Show data context 211 Show data context
1861 3,880 Show data context 19 Show data context 3,945 Show data context 3,031 Show data context 5,941 Show data context 670 Show data context 1,733 Show data context
1881 3,082 Show data context 59 Show data context 4,862 Show data context 4,497 Show data context 9,513 Show data context 744 Show data context 2,491 Show data context
1911 4,123 Show data context 82 Show data context 7,463 Show data context 6,740 Show data context 16,103 Show data context 1,296 Show data context 5,163 Show data context
1931 3,175 Show data context 79 Show data context 5,419 Show data context 6,178 Show data context 15,192 Show data context 948 Show data context 4,255 Show data context
1951 2,985 Show data context 25 Show data context 6,764 Show data context 7,112 Show data context 12,296 Show data context 917 Show data context 5,599 Show data context
1971 1,408 Show data context 61 Show data context 8,532 Show data context 6,382 Show data context 9,504 Show data context 1,859 Show data context 5,862 Show data context
1991 1,030 Show data context 0 Show data context 7,738 Show data context 5,993 Show data context 14,191 Show data context 3,937 Show data context 11,752 Show data context
2011 723 Show data context 52 Show data context 5,154 Show data context 7,348 Show data context 18,059 Show data context 7,108 Show data context 18,147 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, the Isle of Wight UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2017