Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 18,124 Show data context 316 Show data context 8,673 Show data context 2,608 Show data context 10,299 Show data context 944 Show data context 922 Show data context
1861 22,089 Show data context 48 Show data context 11,766 Show data context 4,872 Show data context 10,162 Show data context 1,405 Show data context 1,545 Show data context
1881 16,923 Show data context 29 Show data context 7,625 Show data context 5,291 Show data context 12,113 Show data context 998 Show data context 1,836 Show data context
1911 19,380 Show data context 2,519 Show data context 12,498 Show data context 8,504 Show data context 18,795 Show data context 1,771 Show data context 3,300 Show data context
1931 15,696 Show data context 435 Show data context 9,771 Show data context 11,612 Show data context 21,733 Show data context 1,562 Show data context 6,086 Show data context
1951 16,662 Show data context 319 Show data context 15,664 Show data context 11,974 Show data context 18,523 Show data context 1,185 Show data context 12,924 Show data context
1971 8,910 Show data context 1,392 Show data context 20,601 Show data context 10,781 Show data context 14,543 Show data context 2,983 Show data context 12,594 Show data context
1991 8,090 Show data context 850 Show data context 22,104 Show data context 14,813 Show data context 25,621 Show data context 7,565 Show data context 25,509 Show data context
2011 4,404 Show data context 326 Show data context 16,132 Show data context 19,542 Show data context 35,805 Show data context 16,807 Show data context 40,496 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 Riding of Yorkshire UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 14th December 2017