Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 4,570 Show data context 469 Show data context 3,423 Show data context 1,264 Show data context 3,610 Show data context 340 Show data context 330 Show data context
1861 6,828 Show data context 1,082 Show data context 6,287 Show data context 2,731 Show data context 6,711 Show data context 1,088 Show data context 1,007 Show data context
1881 4,180 Show data context 1,865 Show data context 4,362 Show data context 1,848 Show data context 4,101 Show data context 256 Show data context 573 Show data context
1911 5,511 Show data context 1,834 Show data context 6,902 Show data context 3,842 Show data context 8,254 Show data context 813 Show data context 1,561 Show data context
1931 3,705 Show data context 1,588 Show data context 11,045 Show data context 4,811 Show data context 7,937 Show data context 571 Show data context 2,436 Show data context
1951 3,641 Show data context 671 Show data context 27,125 Show data context 6,858 Show data context 7,505 Show data context 479 Show data context 3,996 Show data context
1971 3,625 Show data context 316 Show data context 27,040 Show data context 7,785 Show data context 8,711 Show data context 2,733 Show data context 7,885 Show data context
1991 1,650 Show data context 230 Show data context 29,011 Show data context 13,834 Show data context 21,150 Show data context 11,340 Show data context 15,117 Show data context
2011 795 Show data context 245 Show data context 13,559 Show data context 22,384 Show data context 32,427 Show data context 31,186 Show data context 41,402 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, South Gloucestershire UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 12th December 2017