Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 578 Show data context 3 Show data context 5,641 Show data context 1,028 Show data context 3,039 Show data context 516 Show data context 440 Show data context
1861 1,490 Show data context 27 Show data context 13,644 Show data context 2,650 Show data context 6,528 Show data context 953 Show data context 1,149 Show data context
1881 1,238 Show data context 51 Show data context 16,295 Show data context 4,247 Show data context 8,607 Show data context 1,478 Show data context 1,562 Show data context
1911 1,242 Show data context 95 Show data context 21,322 Show data context 6,599 Show data context 12,432 Show data context 3,057 Show data context 3,065 Show data context
1931 716 Show data context 61 Show data context 22,175 Show data context 5,609 Show data context 12,980 Show data context 1,665 Show data context 4,758 Show data context
1951 615 Show data context 26 Show data context 22,421 Show data context 10,598 Show data context 14,252 Show data context 3,237 Show data context 6,369 Show data context
1971 356 Show data context 20 Show data context 23,196 Show data context 11,430 Show data context 16,777 Show data context 8,688 Show data context 12,558 Show data context
1991 250 Show data context 240 Show data context 16,125 Show data context 10,388 Show data context 20,777 Show data context 22,100 Show data context 20,305 Show data context
2011 147 Show data context 71 Show data context 5,814 Show data context 9,012 Show data context 26,843 Show data context 22,798 Show data context 24,539 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, Norwich District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2017