Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,232 Show data context 246 Show data context 17,099 Show data context 1,736 Show data context 3,762 Show data context 552 Show data context 313 Show data context
1861 2,705 Show data context 76 Show data context 13,856 Show data context 1,520 Show data context 3,131 Show data context 469 Show data context 690 Show data context
1881 1,628 Show data context 79 Show data context 31,176 Show data context 4,436 Show data context 8,217 Show data context 1,315 Show data context 2,253 Show data context
1911 1,615 Show data context 733 Show data context 43,900 Show data context 8,281 Show data context 10,872 Show data context 2,096 Show data context 2,340 Show data context
1931 1,849 Show data context 42 Show data context 29,482 Show data context 8,985 Show data context 13,818 Show data context 1,306 Show data context 5,770 Show data context
1951 1,486 Show data context 28 Show data context 32,840 Show data context 11,895 Show data context 16,367 Show data context 2,036 Show data context 9,845 Show data context
1971 325 Show data context 204 Show data context 25,059 Show data context 15,125 Show data context 18,344 Show data context 5,486 Show data context 13,797 Show data context
1991 780 Show data context 0 Show data context 12,778 Show data context 9,655 Show data context 18,437 Show data context 11,501 Show data context 19,581 Show data context
2011 467 Show data context 25 Show data context 4,870 Show data context 9,942 Show data context 22,301 Show data context 17,303 Show data context 32,180 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, Preston District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017