Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,063 Show data context 131 Show data context 16,677 Show data context 1,660 Show data context 5,444 Show data context 662 Show data context 667 Show data context
1861 1,577 Show data context 686 Show data context 29,238 Show data context 3,736 Show data context 8,129 Show data context 1,262 Show data context 896 Show data context
1881 1,411 Show data context 2,427 Show data context 46,785 Show data context 9,598 Show data context 14,322 Show data context 2,755 Show data context 2,125 Show data context
1911 2,063 Show data context 7,713 Show data context 67,404 Show data context 18,285 Show data context 26,477 Show data context 6,865 Show data context 4,526 Show data context
1931 731 Show data context 7,213 Show data context 58,841 Show data context 15,482 Show data context 31,841 Show data context 2,824 Show data context 8,172 Show data context
1951 360 Show data context 2,617 Show data context 79,705 Show data context 23,530 Show data context 38,856 Show data context 5,800 Show data context 18,341 Show data context
1971 222 Show data context 602 Show data context 65,269 Show data context 24,070 Show data context 37,608 Show data context 13,929 Show data context 28,580 Show data context
1991 280 Show data context 160 Show data context 39,978 Show data context 17,300 Show data context 39,287 Show data context 23,283 Show data context 38,421 Show data context
2011 177 Show data context 69 Show data context 11,966 Show data context 19,590 Show data context 44,815 Show data context 34,259 Show data context 63,340 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, Nottingham UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2017