Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 25,174 Show data context 5,592 Show data context 15,952 Show data context 4,797 Show data context 20,533 Show data context 1,582 Show data context 1,292 Show data context
1861 28,850 Show data context 3,246 Show data context 14,766 Show data context 6,840 Show data context 14,732 Show data context 1,551 Show data context 1,671 Show data context
1881 19,146 Show data context 2,478 Show data context 11,458 Show data context 7,201 Show data context 19,589 Show data context 1,483 Show data context 2,791 Show data context
1911 22,170 Show data context 4,958 Show data context 14,147 Show data context 9,932 Show data context 22,991 Show data context 1,848 Show data context 4,059 Show data context
1931 18,738 Show data context 3,319 Show data context 9,326 Show data context 10,575 Show data context 25,624 Show data context 1,633 Show data context 6,899 Show data context
1951 19,913 Show data context 3,387 Show data context 12,909 Show data context 14,687 Show data context 22,017 Show data context 2,305 Show data context 28,180 Show data context
1971 8,182 Show data context 859 Show data context 23,564 Show data context 14,161 Show data context 17,812 Show data context 4,487 Show data context 19,121 Show data context
1991 8,870 Show data context 310 Show data context 17,337 Show data context 16,114 Show data context 28,204 Show data context 11,688 Show data context 26,908 Show data context
2011 5,895 Show data context 209 Show data context 14,460 Show data context 19,504 Show data context 40,149 Show data context 20,228 Show data context 44,557 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, Shropshire UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 13th December 2017