Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 8,792 Show data context 925 Show data context 17,469 Show data context 3,584 Show data context 11,244 Show data context 1,227 Show data context 1,037 Show data context
1861 12,331 Show data context 1,785 Show data context 8,875 Show data context 5,024 Show data context 8,426 Show data context 1,098 Show data context 1,052 Show data context
1881 8,878 Show data context 2,168 Show data context 9,250 Show data context 6,443 Show data context 12,605 Show data context 1,410 Show data context 2,156 Show data context
1911 10,855 Show data context 868 Show data context 23,099 Show data context 11,471 Show data context 20,703 Show data context 3,429 Show data context 3,560 Show data context
1931 8,470 Show data context 2,227 Show data context 21,278 Show data context 11,612 Show data context 22,388 Show data context 1,995 Show data context 6,220 Show data context
1951 7,967 Show data context 1,802 Show data context 37,222 Show data context 21,842 Show data context 23,255 Show data context 2,154 Show data context 15,869 Show data context
1971 2,780 Show data context 340 Show data context 59,241 Show data context 24,427 Show data context 27,506 Show data context 7,616 Show data context 20,115 Show data context
1991 3,480 Show data context 350 Show data context 32,068 Show data context 18,843 Show data context 35,938 Show data context 18,928 Show data context 25,614 Show data context
2011 2,034 Show data context 332 Show data context 16,675 Show data context 18,558 Show data context 47,036 Show data context 32,689 Show data context 40,925 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, Cheshire West and Chester UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st October 2017