Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 21,717 Show data context 675 Show data context 11,360 Show data context 4,010 Show data context 12,239 Show data context 1,007 Show data context 999 Show data context
1861 26,179 Show data context 1,164 Show data context 14,695 Show data context 7,136 Show data context 13,717 Show data context 1,650 Show data context 1,379 Show data context
1881 20,811 Show data context 1,708 Show data context 12,061 Show data context 7,709 Show data context 14,418 Show data context 1,340 Show data context 1,939 Show data context
1911 18,761 Show data context 2,020 Show data context 11,088 Show data context 8,451 Show data context 14,537 Show data context 1,858 Show data context 1,991 Show data context
1931 15,598 Show data context 2,438 Show data context 9,268 Show data context 7,151 Show data context 17,691 Show data context 2,713 Show data context 4,687 Show data context
1951 16,315 Show data context 2,135 Show data context 10,312 Show data context 9,851 Show data context 13,947 Show data context 1,283 Show data context 8,664 Show data context
1971 9,533 Show data context 320 Show data context 13,463 Show data context 8,911 Show data context 13,882 Show data context 2,252 Show data context 9,160 Show data context
1991 7,039 Show data context 220 Show data context 10,547 Show data context 9,951 Show data context 14,343 Show data context 4,281 Show data context 12,978 Show data context
2011 5,407 Show data context 231 Show data context 6,431 Show data context 10,638 Show data context 15,607 Show data context 6,912 Show data context 20,031 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, Dumfries and Galloway District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2017