Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 601 Show data context 1,249 Show data context 22,676 Show data context 1,957 Show data context 3,601 Show data context 491 Show data context 358 Show data context
1861 2,330 Show data context 1,848 Show data context 37,734 Show data context 4,446 Show data context 7,373 Show data context 873 Show data context 565 Show data context
1881 1,360 Show data context 2,285 Show data context 64,204 Show data context 7,014 Show data context 12,202 Show data context 2,048 Show data context 1,453 Show data context
1911 2,062 Show data context 6,042 Show data context 87,074 Show data context 12,967 Show data context 18,555 Show data context 4,669 Show data context 3,743 Show data context
1931 951 Show data context 1,385 Show data context 77,866 Show data context 8,611 Show data context 18,032 Show data context 2,018 Show data context 5,828 Show data context
1951 662 Show data context 558 Show data context 81,979 Show data context 10,174 Show data context 17,775 Show data context 1,734 Show data context 7,245 Show data context
1971 1,057 Show data context 1,275 Show data context 42,841 Show data context 11,322 Show data context 18,985 Show data context 3,354 Show data context 13,193 Show data context
1991 314 Show data context 20 Show data context 28,308 Show data context 11,195 Show data context 20,328 Show data context 5,048 Show data context 15,406 Show data context
2011 123 Show data context 16 Show data context 10,909 Show data context 13,936 Show data context 26,139 Show data context 11,968 Show data context 25,956 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, Oldham District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 12th December 2017