Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 322 Show data context 11 Show data context 910 Show data context 624 Show data context 1,231 Show data context 90 Show data context 160 Show data context
1861 459 Show data context 155 Show data context 706 Show data context 577 Show data context 724 Show data context 91 Show data context 382 Show data context
1881 592 Show data context 579 Show data context 2,334 Show data context 2,276 Show data context 2,986 Show data context 308 Show data context 2,106 Show data context
1911 1,271 Show data context 570 Show data context 3,807 Show data context 4,053 Show data context 6,260 Show data context 744 Show data context 4,699 Show data context
1931 549 Show data context 1,094 Show data context 1,849 Show data context 3,021 Show data context 5,315 Show data context 329 Show data context 5,077 Show data context
1951 284 Show data context 298 Show data context 3,003 Show data context 3,235 Show data context 4,358 Show data context 275 Show data context 6,567 Show data context
1971 1,283 Show data context 84 Show data context 1,925 Show data context 1,964 Show data context 2,992 Show data context 1,119 Show data context 3,070 Show data context
1991 240 Show data context 40 Show data context 1,370 Show data context 2,873 Show data context 5,870 Show data context 1,893 Show data context 7,602 Show data context
2011 99 Show data context 49 Show data context 915 Show data context 3,072 Show data context 7,805 Show data context 2,495 Show data context 6,848 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, Weymouth and Portland District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 11th December 2017