Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,960 Show data context 34 Show data context 3,864 Show data context 2,074 Show data context 7,033 Show data context 1,466 Show data context 854 Show data context
1861 3,285 Show data context 23 Show data context 1,826 Show data context 1,036 Show data context 2,356 Show data context 265 Show data context 1,257 Show data context
1881 2,471 Show data context 11 Show data context 2,063 Show data context 1,748 Show data context 4,087 Show data context 327 Show data context 1,388 Show data context
1911 2,081 Show data context 70 Show data context 3,247 Show data context 3,704 Show data context 10,251 Show data context 1,573 Show data context 2,534 Show data context
1931 2,067 Show data context 46 Show data context 4,702 Show data context 4,948 Show data context 13,037 Show data context 1,270 Show data context 5,599 Show data context
1951 2,200 Show data context 34 Show data context 8,286 Show data context 6,738 Show data context 12,110 Show data context 1,587 Show data context 9,054 Show data context
1971 831 Show data context 25 Show data context 10,800 Show data context 9,884 Show data context 14,193 Show data context 6,223 Show data context 13,231 Show data context
1991 1,150 Show data context 240 Show data context 5,831 Show data context 7,705 Show data context 14,638 Show data context 11,724 Show data context 15,992 Show data context
2011 263 Show data context 86 Show data context 4,119 Show data context 7,617 Show data context 19,580 Show data context 19,992 Show data context 26,027 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, Guildford District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2017