Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 3,441 Show data context 323 Show data context 6,324 Show data context 2,655 Show data context 9,538 Show data context 825 Show data context 910 Show data context
1861 5,400 Show data context 2,309 Show data context 9,108 Show data context 3,627 Show data context 13,399 Show data context 1,458 Show data context 1,670 Show data context
1881 3,281 Show data context 2,222 Show data context 7,978 Show data context 4,656 Show data context 13,986 Show data context 1,171 Show data context 1,904 Show data context
1911 7,835 Show data context 1,427 Show data context 10,853 Show data context 7,415 Show data context 18,251 Show data context 1,827 Show data context 3,277 Show data context
1931 2,864 Show data context 3,068 Show data context 10,338 Show data context 7,270 Show data context 17,708 Show data context 1,352 Show data context 4,411 Show data context
1951 2,771 Show data context 2,747 Show data context 14,723 Show data context 8,810 Show data context 14,092 Show data context 1,601 Show data context 11,277 Show data context
1971 2,055 Show data context 289 Show data context 13,789 Show data context 10,614 Show data context 15,066 Show data context 5,658 Show data context 18,440 Show data context
1991 1,030 Show data context 0 Show data context 11,687 Show data context 10,067 Show data context 17,485 Show data context 9,275 Show data context 21,405 Show data context
2011 560 Show data context 58 Show data context 5,434 Show data context 9,688 Show data context 24,197 Show data context 19,932 Show data context 29,992 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, Bath and North East Somerset UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th October 2017