Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,645 Show data context 285 Show data context 7,393 Show data context 1,101 Show data context 2,579 Show data context 308 Show data context 217 Show data context
1861 3,985 Show data context 992 Show data context 8,299 Show data context 2,001 Show data context 2,970 Show data context 386 Show data context 388 Show data context
1881 2,713 Show data context 242 Show data context 12,164 Show data context 3,020 Show data context 4,673 Show data context 791 Show data context 1,412 Show data context
1911 3,619 Show data context 1,004 Show data context 25,036 Show data context 6,402 Show data context 8,563 Show data context 1,849 Show data context 2,081 Show data context
1931 2,003 Show data context 1,369 Show data context 27,501 Show data context 5,953 Show data context 9,679 Show data context 918 Show data context 3,460 Show data context
1951 2,156 Show data context 926 Show data context 36,816 Show data context 10,199 Show data context 19,694 Show data context 1,075 Show data context 16,691 Show data context
1971 1,037 Show data context 444 Show data context 35,778 Show data context 10,516 Show data context 12,971 Show data context 3,025 Show data context 9,347 Show data context
1991 694 Show data context 105 Show data context 19,454 Show data context 14,260 Show data context 23,395 Show data context 12,619 Show data context 15,046 Show data context
2011 254 Show data context 53 Show data context 8,236 Show data context 22,788 Show data context 30,845 Show data context 25,087 Show data context 27,720 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, Warrington UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 12th December 2017