Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,250 Show data context 723 Show data context 7,077 Show data context 1,285 Show data context 3,388 Show data context 431 Show data context 326 Show data context
1861 4,632 Show data context 2,971 Show data context 9,360 Show data context 3,040 Show data context 4,347 Show data context 560 Show data context 677 Show data context
1881 3,468 Show data context 10,397 Show data context 16,845 Show data context 6,043 Show data context 8,503 Show data context 1,303 Show data context 2,052 Show data context
1911 6,678 Show data context 18,504 Show data context 41,118 Show data context 13,727 Show data context 17,115 Show data context 3,288 Show data context 4,174 Show data context
1931 3,042 Show data context 40,423 Show data context 24,616 Show data context 10,658 Show data context 18,131 Show data context 1,558 Show data context 8,737 Show data context
1951 2,302 Show data context 40,276 Show data context 32,015 Show data context 14,108 Show data context 19,572 Show data context 1,427 Show data context 13,892 Show data context
1971 2,350 Show data context 11,263 Show data context 36,191 Show data context 15,189 Show data context 19,670 Show data context 3,365 Show data context 18,995 Show data context
1991 1,009 Show data context 3,979 Show data context 29,515 Show data context 19,367 Show data context 33,793 Show data context 9,758 Show data context 27,524 Show data context
2011 506 Show data context 289 Show data context 17,473 Show data context 24,796 Show data context 45,407 Show data context 20,571 Show data context 42,100 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, Wakefield District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 11th December 2017