Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 3,774 Show data context 352 Show data context 2,214 Show data context 980 Show data context 2,560 Show data context 239 Show data context 223 Show data context
1861 5,067 Show data context 588 Show data context 4,535 Show data context 2,455 Show data context 4,512 Show data context 705 Show data context 715 Show data context
1881 3,115 Show data context 185 Show data context 2,363 Show data context 2,482 Show data context 6,474 Show data context 429 Show data context 1,031 Show data context
1911 3,968 Show data context 1,014 Show data context 9,726 Show data context 4,372 Show data context 10,281 Show data context 1,255 Show data context 1,881 Show data context
1931 3,220 Show data context 556 Show data context 6,378 Show data context 6,000 Show data context 14,086 Show data context 1,112 Show data context 3,281 Show data context
1951 3,217 Show data context 471 Show data context 6,262 Show data context 6,890 Show data context 11,787 Show data context 1,110 Show data context 5,664 Show data context
1971 2,172 Show data context 297 Show data context 13,618 Show data context 8,062 Show data context 12,615 Show data context 3,432 Show data context 8,911 Show data context
1991 1,800 Show data context 290 Show data context 9,457 Show data context 8,635 Show data context 16,156 Show data context 7,434 Show data context 14,173 Show data context
2011 898 Show data context 226 Show data context 7,426 Show data context 12,855 Show data context 24,023 Show data context 14,825 Show data context 23,331 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, North Somerset UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th October 2017