Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,717 Show data context 4 Show data context 1,194 Show data context 728 Show data context 2,449 Show data context 252 Show data context 324 Show data context
1861 3,945 Show data context 129 Show data context 2,100 Show data context 1,023 Show data context 2,464 Show data context 218 Show data context 480 Show data context
1881 3,203 Show data context 209 Show data context 2,944 Show data context 1,938 Show data context 4,956 Show data context 328 Show data context 742 Show data context
1911 4,024 Show data context 147 Show data context 3,699 Show data context 2,880 Show data context 6,362 Show data context 696 Show data context 1,859 Show data context
1931 2,760 Show data context 493 Show data context 5,178 Show data context 3,271 Show data context 6,717 Show data context 608 Show data context 1,584 Show data context
1951 3,225 Show data context 360 Show data context 9,633 Show data context 3,749 Show data context 5,739 Show data context 549 Show data context 3,761 Show data context
1971 1,713 Show data context 458 Show data context 8,957 Show data context 6,073 Show data context 6,275 Show data context 1,972 Show data context 4,915 Show data context
1991 970 Show data context 240 Show data context 11,632 Show data context 8,770 Show data context 11,708 Show data context 4,923 Show data context 7,243 Show data context
2011 459 Show data context 64 Show data context 4,502 Show data context 11,524 Show data context 16,317 Show data context 12,997 Show data context 14,263 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, Tonbridge and Malling District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 15th December 2017