Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,044 Show data context 174 Show data context 8,651 Show data context 1,604 Show data context 3,141 Show data context 586 Show data context 323 Show data context
1861 2,278 Show data context 383 Show data context 2,831 Show data context 813 Show data context 1,997 Show data context 415 Show data context 224 Show data context
1881 2,102 Show data context 31 Show data context 6,220 Show data context 3,372 Show data context 9,669 Show data context 2,318 Show data context 1,105 Show data context
1911 3,327 Show data context 2,899 Show data context 28,961 Show data context 6,911 Show data context 11,699 Show data context 2,563 Show data context 2,181 Show data context
1931 2,409 Show data context 294 Show data context 28,245 Show data context 8,796 Show data context 22,570 Show data context 3,300 Show data context 5,088 Show data context
1951 1,258 Show data context 71 Show data context 62,096 Show data context 11,607 Show data context 18,414 Show data context 1,488 Show data context 7,224 Show data context
1971 1,420 Show data context 339 Show data context 48,274 Show data context 12,780 Show data context 15,780 Show data context 4,782 Show data context 10,752 Show data context
1991 560 Show data context 10 Show data context 23,769 Show data context 17,864 Show data context 24,191 Show data context 15,815 Show data context 18,497 Show data context
2011 134 Show data context 43 Show data context 11,889 Show data context 18,046 Show data context 40,173 Show data context 31,326 Show data context 28,340 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, Trafford District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 14th December 2017