Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 450 Show data context 5 Show data context 41,526 Show data context 16,241 Show data context 72,022 Show data context 7,572 Show data context 8,728 Show data context
1861 3,097 Show data context 190 Show data context 56,571 Show data context 25,835 Show data context 81,632 Show data context 10,911 Show data context 12,998 Show data context
1881 3,817 Show data context 168 Show data context 57,263 Show data context 32,858 Show data context 111,094 Show data context 15,045 Show data context 18,015 Show data context
1911 642 Show data context 109 Show data context 42,337 Show data context 31,866 Show data context 123,481 Show data context 17,391 Show data context 22,373 Show data context
1931 320 Show data context 110 Show data context 35,454 Show data context 20,432 Show data context 110,675 Show data context 13,040 Show data context 22,634 Show data context
1951 426 Show data context 1,186 Show data context 136,089 Show data context 92,213 Show data context 222,611 Show data context 68,705 Show data context 111,960 Show data context
1971 240 Show data context 2,130 Show data context 67,840 Show data context 75,510 Show data context 154,150 Show data context 140,280 Show data context 111,130 Show data context
1991 80 Show data context 4,650 Show data context 24,521 Show data context 38,894 Show data context 106,952 Show data context 151,509 Show data context 95,172 Show data context
2011 237 Show data context 2,271 Show data context 9,899 Show data context 34,177 Show data context 165,438 Show data context 233,752 Show data context 133,965 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, Westminster District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2017