Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 32,671 Show data context 210 Show data context 17,475 Show data context 6,014 Show data context 16,297 Show data context 1,650 Show data context 1,618 Show data context
1861 35,991 Show data context 398 Show data context 18,356 Show data context 6,984 Show data context 15,616 Show data context 1,502 Show data context 2,461 Show data context
1881 23,877 Show data context 916 Show data context 15,752 Show data context 7,911 Show data context 19,386 Show data context 1,327 Show data context 3,697 Show data context
1911 25,232 Show data context 871 Show data context 19,504 Show data context 13,241 Show data context 26,936 Show data context 2,292 Show data context 8,988 Show data context
1931 18,283 Show data context 437 Show data context 17,629 Show data context 12,993 Show data context 29,505 Show data context 1,632 Show data context 16,736 Show data context
1951 17,710 Show data context 225 Show data context 25,729 Show data context 18,248 Show data context 27,088 Show data context 2,133 Show data context 55,426 Show data context
1971 8,963 Show data context 102 Show data context 36,841 Show data context 18,433 Show data context 21,688 Show data context 6,675 Show data context 32,666 Show data context
1991 7,693 Show data context 80 Show data context 30,669 Show data context 20,552 Show data context 39,291 Show data context 19,125 Show data context 51,832 Show data context
2011 4,073 Show data context 174 Show data context 20,409 Show data context 26,359 Show data context 56,348 Show data context 41,705 Show data context 73,380 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, Wiltshire UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th November 2017