Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 5,664 Show data context 9 Show data context 4,145 Show data context 1,304 Show data context 4,328 Show data context 478 Show data context 446 Show data context
1861 6,199 Show data context 16 Show data context 2,871 Show data context 1,640 Show data context 3,904 Show data context 353 Show data context 535 Show data context
1881 4,562 Show data context 15 Show data context 2,725 Show data context 1,935 Show data context 4,934 Show data context 381 Show data context 1,116 Show data context
1911 4,514 Show data context 60 Show data context 4,734 Show data context 3,873 Show data context 7,915 Show data context 1,154 Show data context 1,595 Show data context
1931 3,718 Show data context 192 Show data context 4,702 Show data context 3,780 Show data context 8,428 Show data context 897 Show data context 2,126 Show data context
1951 3,249 Show data context 112 Show data context 7,111 Show data context 4,609 Show data context 6,928 Show data context 808 Show data context 4,944 Show data context
1971 981 Show data context 136 Show data context 14,531 Show data context 4,765 Show data context 6,610 Show data context 2,973 Show data context 5,520 Show data context
1991 1,161 Show data context 70 Show data context 8,955 Show data context 7,637 Show data context 13,779 Show data context 9,129 Show data context 10,518 Show data context
2011 488 Show data context 62 Show data context 5,883 Show data context 7,941 Show data context 15,635 Show data context 12,975 Show data context 15,196 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, East Hertfordshire District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 16th December 2017