Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 526 Show data context 3,585 Show data context 5,788 Show data context 810 Show data context 2,326 Show data context 293 Show data context 153 Show data context
1861 928 Show data context 1,979 Show data context 6,067 Show data context 1,314 Show data context 2,217 Show data context 271 Show data context 218 Show data context
1881 890 Show data context 2,032 Show data context 22,247 Show data context 5,125 Show data context 8,728 Show data context 1,658 Show data context 1,140 Show data context
1911 1,263 Show data context 4,403 Show data context 32,996 Show data context 9,679 Show data context 14,411 Show data context 3,357 Show data context 2,699 Show data context
1931 662 Show data context 635 Show data context 41,631 Show data context 9,713 Show data context 17,678 Show data context 1,473 Show data context 4,744 Show data context
1951 408 Show data context 325 Show data context 70,841 Show data context 15,519 Show data context 22,042 Show data context 2,429 Show data context 7,673 Show data context
1971 226 Show data context 56 Show data context 67,479 Show data context 13,982 Show data context 24,008 Show data context 6,802 Show data context 15,129 Show data context
1991 153 Show data context 480 Show data context 33,660 Show data context 13,105 Show data context 23,777 Show data context 13,435 Show data context 22,097 Show data context
2011 106 Show data context 106 Show data context 13,837 Show data context 15,379 Show data context 27,641 Show data context 16,229 Show data context 34,706 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, Wolverhampton District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 11th December 2017