Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 380 Show data context 1 Show data context 2,141 Show data context 716 Show data context 2,468 Show data context 297 Show data context 285 Show data context
1861 735 Show data context 3 Show data context 3,073 Show data context 1,313 Show data context 3,051 Show data context 429 Show data context 487 Show data context
1881 934 Show data context 21 Show data context 5,905 Show data context 2,682 Show data context 5,066 Show data context 820 Show data context 988 Show data context
1911 1,231 Show data context 27 Show data context 13,298 Show data context 6,235 Show data context 10,855 Show data context 2,188 Show data context 2,308 Show data context
1931 1,108 Show data context 28 Show data context 14,127 Show data context 7,176 Show data context 13,321 Show data context 1,380 Show data context 4,007 Show data context
1951 676 Show data context 6 Show data context 15,248 Show data context 9,490 Show data context 15,371 Show data context 2,172 Show data context 8,207 Show data context
1971 206 Show data context 50 Show data context 14,880 Show data context 13,634 Show data context 17,806 Show data context 9,421 Show data context 14,856 Show data context
1991 170 Show data context 50 Show data context 10,979 Show data context 13,982 Show data context 20,178 Show data context 22,693 Show data context 16,125 Show data context
2011 61 Show data context 97 Show data context 3,194 Show data context 11,103 Show data context 21,761 Show data context 28,380 Show data context 24,519 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, Reading UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 11th December 2017