Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 4,252 Show data context 2,415 Show data context 72,536 Show data context 12,979 Show data context 22,529 Show data context 5,251 Show data context 2,997 Show data context
1861 4,173 Show data context 4,778 Show data context 121,493 Show data context 29,524 Show data context 39,830 Show data context 9,303 Show data context 4,562 Show data context
1881 1,999 Show data context 3,119 Show data context 146,700 Show data context 44,608 Show data context 48,550 Show data context 15,683 Show data context 7,698 Show data context
1911 3,912 Show data context 11,125 Show data context 207,577 Show data context 85,829 Show data context 84,041 Show data context 39,350 Show data context 16,427 Show data context
1931 2,493 Show data context 7,646 Show data context 219,374 Show data context 82,988 Show data context 145,898 Show data context 16,426 Show data context 40,154 Show data context
1951 1,014 Show data context 1,513 Show data context 211,286 Show data context 92,678 Show data context 124,118 Show data context 20,430 Show data context 53,012 Show data context
1971 399 Show data context 319 Show data context 124,533 Show data context 78,788 Show data context 95,376 Show data context 42,115 Show data context 76,016 Show data context
1991 250 Show data context 1,468 Show data context 43,867 Show data context 48,049 Show data context 61,801 Show data context 56,785 Show data context 89,771 Show data context
2011 304 Show data context 322 Show data context 20,045 Show data context 43,721 Show data context 79,523 Show data context 92,794 Show data context 120,250 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, Glasgow City through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2017