Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 27,950 Show data context 25,487 Show data context 21,118 Show data context 9,695 Show data context 26,575 Show data context 2,043 Show data context 3,439 Show data context
1861 34,328 Show data context 21,888 Show data context 23,869 Show data context 12,072 Show data context 20,339 Show data context 2,517 Show data context 3,968 Show data context
1881 26,501 Show data context 14,617 Show data context 19,816 Show data context 13,173 Show data context 27,781 Show data context 1,715 Show data context 4,982 Show data context
1911 31,968 Show data context 13,914 Show data context 22,116 Show data context 18,370 Show data context 40,243 Show data context 3,113 Show data context 9,282 Show data context
1931 26,178 Show data context 7,168 Show data context 14,021 Show data context 17,092 Show data context 39,329 Show data context 2,524 Show data context 11,184 Show data context
1951 26,427 Show data context 5,504 Show data context 16,659 Show data context 21,863 Show data context 36,099 Show data context 3,048 Show data context 22,205 Show data context
1971 13,773 Show data context 6,482 Show data context 17,457 Show data context 22,794 Show data context 29,114 Show data context 5,191 Show data context 18,865 Show data context
1991 10,220 Show data context 3,460 Show data context 18,102 Show data context 25,456 Show data context 51,916 Show data context 16,544 Show data context 41,243 Show data context
2011 7,265 Show data context 1,486 Show data context 18,402 Show data context 32,579 Show data context 76,155 Show data context 31,891 Show data context 68,081 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, Cornwall UA through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 11th December 2017