Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 8,387 Show data context 3 Show data context 5,125 Show data context 1,040 Show data context 3,636 Show data context 458 Show data context 320 Show data context
1861 10,626 Show data context 7 Show data context 15,200 Show data context 1,938 Show data context 4,605 Show data context 387 Show data context 613 Show data context
1881 9,062 Show data context 70 Show data context 15,178 Show data context 2,600 Show data context 6,081 Show data context 450 Show data context 1,044 Show data context
1911 9,107 Show data context 208 Show data context 11,240 Show data context 4,332 Show data context 9,064 Show data context 814 Show data context 1,616 Show data context
1931 7,178 Show data context 354 Show data context 11,832 Show data context 4,400 Show data context 9,057 Show data context 565 Show data context 4,027 Show data context
1951 6,888 Show data context 304 Show data context 16,492 Show data context 5,146 Show data context 8,823 Show data context 838 Show data context 8,498 Show data context
1971 3,807 Show data context 110 Show data context 22,716 Show data context 7,124 Show data context 9,309 Show data context 4,776 Show data context 7,622 Show data context
1991 2,200 Show data context 110 Show data context 22,616 Show data context 12,745 Show data context 21,204 Show data context 8,826 Show data context 15,351 Show data context
2011 922 Show data context 88 Show data context 10,387 Show data context 17,685 Show data context 27,885 Show data context 17,458 Show data context 23,745 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, Central Bedfordshire UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017