Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 19,975 Show data context 26 Show data context 13,559 Show data context 4,154 Show data context 14,115 Show data context 1,482 Show data context 1,362 Show data context
1861 21,717 Show data context 33 Show data context 19,409 Show data context 6,145 Show data context 15,893 Show data context 1,595 Show data context 2,195 Show data context
1881 16,265 Show data context 85 Show data context 19,292 Show data context 8,157 Show data context 19,519 Show data context 1,639 Show data context 3,441 Show data context
1911 21,399 Show data context 298 Show data context 26,819 Show data context 21,060 Show data context 42,758 Show data context 6,552 Show data context 8,710 Show data context
1931 14,533 Show data context 678 Show data context 42,464 Show data context 30,189 Show data context 54,185 Show data context 7,396 Show data context 15,374 Show data context
1951 14,153 Show data context 451 Show data context 93,505 Show data context 37,211 Show data context 53,955 Show data context 6,369 Show data context 30,298 Show data context
1971 6,418 Show data context 863 Show data context 145,624 Show data context 47,075 Show data context 69,562 Show data context 32,557 Show data context 55,294 Show data context
1991 4,444 Show data context 710 Show data context 89,598 Show data context 56,183 Show data context 109,420 Show data context 76,281 Show data context 79,570 Show data context
2011 1,910 Show data context 224 Show data context 40,176 Show data context 76,584 Show data context 155,542 Show data context 121,511 Show data context 127,823 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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