Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,046 Show data context 1 Show data context 674 Show data context 339 Show data context 1,045 Show data context 123 Show data context 120 Show data context
1861 1,617 Show data context 3 Show data context 472 Show data context 397 Show data context 562 Show data context 34 Show data context 328 Show data context
1881 1,521 Show data context 113 Show data context 1,098 Show data context 775 Show data context 894 Show data context 64 Show data context 465 Show data context
1911 4,113 Show data context 39 Show data context 3,024 Show data context 2,960 Show data context 4,385 Show data context 819 Show data context 1,475 Show data context
1931 1,441 Show data context 307 Show data context 7,069 Show data context 7,201 Show data context 5,536 Show data context 740 Show data context 1,655 Show data context
1951 1,136 Show data context 209 Show data context 15,573 Show data context 11,999 Show data context 6,519 Show data context 413 Show data context 4,269 Show data context
1971 472 Show data context 139 Show data context 21,482 Show data context 14,343 Show data context 9,047 Show data context 1,479 Show data context 7,739 Show data context
1991 401 Show data context 50 Show data context 9,627 Show data context 12,692 Show data context 13,453 Show data context 4,535 Show data context 7,725 Show data context
2011 125 Show data context 37 Show data context 4,819 Show data context 16,002 Show data context 22,893 Show data context 7,725 Show data context 12,601 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, Thurrock UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2017