Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,008 Show data context 971 Show data context 2,756 Show data context 822 Show data context 1,642 Show data context 233 Show data context 156 Show data context
1861 1,741 Show data context 151 Show data context 2,306 Show data context 1,026 Show data context 1,448 Show data context 262 Show data context 189 Show data context
1881 1,295 Show data context 44 Show data context 6,356 Show data context 2,500 Show data context 3,810 Show data context 640 Show data context 563 Show data context
1911 550 Show data context 1,979 Show data context 10,707 Show data context 4,844 Show data context 6,267 Show data context 1,206 Show data context 1,141 Show data context
1931 1,101 Show data context 292 Show data context 11,316 Show data context 4,569 Show data context 9,088 Show data context 795 Show data context 2,392 Show data context
1951 1,129 Show data context 312 Show data context 20,102 Show data context 8,442 Show data context 10,232 Show data context 1,004 Show data context 5,180 Show data context
1971 279 Show data context 465 Show data context 15,647 Show data context 8,891 Show data context 9,929 Show data context 2,046 Show data context 7,054 Show data context
1991 450 Show data context 0 Show data context 7,842 Show data context 6,870 Show data context 10,867 Show data context 5,128 Show data context 10,025 Show data context
2011 290 Show data context 58 Show data context 4,097 Show data context 7,180 Show data context 13,953 Show data context 10,602 Show data context 15,916 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, Darlington UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2017