Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 991 Show data context 513 Show data context 12,061 Show data context 1,167 Show data context 2,148 Show data context 232 Show data context 231 Show data context
1861 2,468 Show data context 1,288 Show data context 23,242 Show data context 2,862 Show data context 3,901 Show data context 414 Show data context 327 Show data context
1881 1,133 Show data context 2,198 Show data context 28,532 Show data context 3,011 Show data context 6,038 Show data context 681 Show data context 538 Show data context
1911 1,177 Show data context 4,268 Show data context 26,877 Show data context 4,705 Show data context 7,184 Show data context 1,908 Show data context 1,562 Show data context
1931 862 Show data context 1,362 Show data context 30,027 Show data context 2,562 Show data context 4,951 Show data context 583 Show data context 1,978 Show data context
1951 726 Show data context 502 Show data context 25,533 Show data context 3,648 Show data context 6,185 Show data context 457 Show data context 2,057 Show data context
1971 564 Show data context 363 Show data context 10,544 Show data context 2,925 Show data context 3,876 Show data context 859 Show data context 3,063 Show data context
1991 160 Show data context 80 Show data context 9,625 Show data context 3,262 Show data context 5,364 Show data context 1,553 Show data context 4,010 Show data context
2011 100 Show data context 15 Show data context 4,460 Show data context 3,698 Show data context 6,249 Show data context 3,515 Show data context 6,229 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, Rossendale District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th October 2017