Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,411 Show data context 16 Show data context 1,845 Show data context 991 Show data context 3,357 Show data context 700 Show data context 408 Show data context
1861 1,399 Show data context 10 Show data context 712 Show data context 635 Show data context 1,539 Show data context 191 Show data context 193 Show data context
1881 1,509 Show data context 44 Show data context 1,500 Show data context 1,500 Show data context 4,055 Show data context 407 Show data context 674 Show data context
1911 1,731 Show data context 57 Show data context 3,058 Show data context 3,394 Show data context 10,073 Show data context 1,545 Show data context 2,258 Show data context
1931 1,266 Show data context 125 Show data context 4,113 Show data context 4,894 Show data context 12,281 Show data context 1,659 Show data context 3,093 Show data context
1951 1,235 Show data context 140 Show data context 5,522 Show data context 6,134 Show data context 10,709 Show data context 1,872 Show data context 5,674 Show data context
1971 601 Show data context 280 Show data context 9,418 Show data context 7,154 Show data context 8,647 Show data context 3,876 Show data context 8,388 Show data context
1991 430 Show data context 60 Show data context 5,710 Show data context 8,219 Show data context 10,562 Show data context 13,163 Show data context 10,175 Show data context
2011 151 Show data context 43 Show data context 3,658 Show data context 9,864 Show data context 13,860 Show data context 21,171 Show data context 19,084 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, Reigate and Banstead District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 11th December 2017