Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,203 Show data context 1 Show data context 3,899 Show data context 2,619 Show data context 9,468 Show data context 1,741 Show data context 1,234 Show data context
1861 1,395 Show data context 48 Show data context 6,359 Show data context 5,528 Show data context 17,996 Show data context 3,073 Show data context 2,538 Show data context
1881 1,166 Show data context 81 Show data context 7,570 Show data context 9,246 Show data context 14,728 Show data context 3,235 Show data context 2,702 Show data context
1911 626 Show data context 79 Show data context 27,848 Show data context 27,613 Show data context 41,382 Show data context 11,401 Show data context 8,933 Show data context
1931 261 Show data context 66 Show data context 32,926 Show data context 25,535 Show data context 54,985 Show data context 5,933 Show data context 10,777 Show data context
1951 32 Show data context 14 Show data context 34,030 Show data context 22,450 Show data context 30,033 Show data context 6,551 Show data context 11,587 Show data context
1971 20 Show data context 10 Show data context 17,580 Show data context 17,350 Show data context 22,420 Show data context 16,160 Show data context 18,810 Show data context
1991 80 Show data context 130 Show data context 5,897 Show data context 10,422 Show data context 18,144 Show data context 24,859 Show data context 19,517 Show data context
2011 73 Show data context 97 Show data context 2,948 Show data context 9,630 Show data context 33,238 Show data context 48,845 Show data context 29,699 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, Hammersmith and Fulham District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd October 2017