Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 595 Show data context 1 Show data context 431 Show data context 223 Show data context 895 Show data context 140 Show data context 118 Show data context
1861 582 Show data context 3 Show data context 318 Show data context 309 Show data context 917 Show data context 110 Show data context 131 Show data context
1881 665 Show data context 17 Show data context 2,160 Show data context 2,742 Show data context 4,624 Show data context 825 Show data context 741 Show data context
1911 653 Show data context 27 Show data context 16,136 Show data context 17,095 Show data context 22,822 Show data context 7,575 Show data context 4,972 Show data context
1931 414 Show data context 67 Show data context 35,142 Show data context 26,335 Show data context 39,057 Show data context 6,543 Show data context 8,646 Show data context
1951 97 Show data context 25 Show data context 73,146 Show data context 22,271 Show data context 27,262 Show data context 2,393 Show data context 10,698 Show data context
1971 60 Show data context 20 Show data context 50,790 Show data context 19,570 Show data context 24,560 Show data context 14,520 Show data context 15,290 Show data context
1991 50 Show data context 70 Show data context 15,681 Show data context 16,149 Show data context 24,517 Show data context 14,494 Show data context 19,617 Show data context
2011 55 Show data context 39 Show data context 7,993 Show data context 22,360 Show data context 31,234 Show data context 23,168 Show data context 30,372 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, Brent District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th October 2017