Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 7,654 Show data context 681 Show data context 6,680 Show data context 2,242 Show data context 5,714 Show data context 571 Show data context 521 Show data context
1861 8,685 Show data context 858 Show data context 6,939 Show data context 2,231 Show data context 5,382 Show data context 566 Show data context 819 Show data context
1881 5,247 Show data context 1,042 Show data context 5,916 Show data context 2,325 Show data context 5,630 Show data context 423 Show data context 1,001 Show data context
1911 5,295 Show data context 1,226 Show data context 8,322 Show data context 4,352 Show data context 9,404 Show data context 993 Show data context 1,735 Show data context
1931 4,610 Show data context 2,249 Show data context 6,629 Show data context 3,011 Show data context 6,941 Show data context 525 Show data context 2,026 Show data context
1951 4,625 Show data context 1,406 Show data context 9,436 Show data context 3,542 Show data context 5,807 Show data context 579 Show data context 3,120 Show data context
1971 2,191 Show data context 301 Show data context 8,255 Show data context 4,231 Show data context 5,459 Show data context 1,530 Show data context 4,596 Show data context
1991 2,280 Show data context 1,010 Show data context 10,853 Show data context 5,433 Show data context 9,595 Show data context 3,858 Show data context 7,145 Show data context
2011 1,460 Show data context 444 Show data context 5,053 Show data context 6,948 Show data context 15,522 Show data context 7,537 Show data context 12,303 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, Mendip District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017