Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 12,092 Show data context 1,291 Show data context 31,577 Show data context 4,297 Show data context 13,349 Show data context 1,383 Show data context 967 Show data context
1861 17,436 Show data context 1,651 Show data context 26,849 Show data context 4,799 Show data context 10,576 Show data context 1,239 Show data context 1,105 Show data context
1881 10,748 Show data context 1,650 Show data context 30,796 Show data context 6,817 Show data context 14,573 Show data context 1,397 Show data context 1,934 Show data context
1911 11,212 Show data context 1,196 Show data context 38,406 Show data context 13,538 Show data context 24,204 Show data context 4,495 Show data context 3,968 Show data context
1931 9,962 Show data context 2,168 Show data context 35,425 Show data context 13,802 Show data context 23,678 Show data context 2,190 Show data context 5,984 Show data context
1951 10,462 Show data context 1,600 Show data context 46,655 Show data context 16,893 Show data context 20,458 Show data context 1,705 Show data context 13,263 Show data context
1971 3,386 Show data context 462 Show data context 45,252 Show data context 18,768 Show data context 18,654 Show data context 5,271 Show data context 12,348 Show data context
1991 5,212 Show data context 580 Show data context 40,834 Show data context 19,173 Show data context 35,737 Show data context 19,156 Show data context 25,098 Show data context
2011 2,724 Show data context 399 Show data context 24,747 Show data context 20,626 Show data context 49,795 Show data context 41,282 Show data context 42,453 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 East UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th October 2017