Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 3,344 Show data context 8 Show data context 1,533 Show data context 483 Show data context 1,642 Show data context 139 Show data context 195 Show data context
1861 3,624 Show data context 23 Show data context 1,772 Show data context 1,160 Show data context 1,979 Show data context 237 Show data context 272 Show data context
1881 2,733 Show data context 18 Show data context 2,542 Show data context 2,811 Show data context 3,231 Show data context 413 Show data context 496 Show data context
1911 3,495 Show data context 76 Show data context 6,160 Show data context 4,918 Show data context 6,351 Show data context 784 Show data context 1,129 Show data context
1931 2,653 Show data context 81 Show data context 7,644 Show data context 5,877 Show data context 7,017 Show data context 515 Show data context 2,019 Show data context
1951 2,549 Show data context 82 Show data context 16,230 Show data context 7,656 Show data context 8,187 Show data context 820 Show data context 3,500 Show data context
1971 1,530 Show data context 86 Show data context 20,310 Show data context 9,149 Show data context 12,216 Show data context 3,255 Show data context 8,183 Show data context
1991 1,070 Show data context 90 Show data context 17,762 Show data context 11,684 Show data context 20,422 Show data context 13,352 Show data context 15,056 Show data context
2011 610 Show data context 44 Show data context 10,227 Show data context 12,393 Show data context 27,065 Show data context 23,055 Show data context 27,773 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, Peterborough UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 16th December 2017