Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 5,619 Show data context 5 Show data context 4,688 Show data context 992 Show data context 3,418 Show data context 430 Show data context 346 Show data context
1861 6,102 Show data context 18 Show data context 7,053 Show data context 1,088 Show data context 3,086 Show data context 308 Show data context 476 Show data context
1881 4,399 Show data context 22 Show data context 6,397 Show data context 1,705 Show data context 4,548 Show data context 378 Show data context 1,197 Show data context
1911 4,501 Show data context 140 Show data context 13,104 Show data context 3,910 Show data context 8,597 Show data context 1,000 Show data context 1,509 Show data context
1931 3,255 Show data context 82 Show data context 9,038 Show data context 3,770 Show data context 9,507 Show data context 818 Show data context 2,816 Show data context
1951 3,356 Show data context 46 Show data context 14,994 Show data context 6,610 Show data context 9,206 Show data context 1,034 Show data context 8,192 Show data context
1971 1,357 Show data context 39 Show data context 19,702 Show data context 8,112 Show data context 12,051 Show data context 5,180 Show data context 10,827 Show data context
1991 1,120 Show data context 210 Show data context 12,097 Show data context 7,926 Show data context 13,897 Show data context 11,981 Show data context 15,110 Show data context
2011 562 Show data context 20 Show data context 5,632 Show data context 11,085 Show data context 19,997 Show data context 12,922 Show data context 24,309 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, Bedford UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 13th December 2017