Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 676 Show data context 1 Show data context 243 Show data context 142 Show data context 479 Show data context 51 Show data context 71 Show data context
1861 902 Show data context 3 Show data context 811 Show data context 468 Show data context 854 Show data context 122 Show data context 213 Show data context
1881 1,374 Show data context 10 Show data context 2,163 Show data context 1,470 Show data context 3,173 Show data context 519 Show data context 570 Show data context
1911 1,738 Show data context 94 Show data context 6,108 Show data context 4,589 Show data context 9,546 Show data context 1,457 Show data context 3,396 Show data context
1931 1,157 Show data context 91 Show data context 15,708 Show data context 7,176 Show data context 10,853 Show data context 1,770 Show data context 4,761 Show data context
1951 454 Show data context 47 Show data context 20,130 Show data context 7,612 Show data context 11,344 Show data context 878 Show data context 6,226 Show data context
1971 100 Show data context 30 Show data context 20,660 Show data context 11,720 Show data context 13,670 Show data context 4,860 Show data context 11,110 Show data context
1991 140 Show data context 0 Show data context 9,478 Show data context 12,562 Show data context 16,842 Show data context 9,749 Show data context 12,009 Show data context
2011 114 Show data context 40 Show data context 4,951 Show data context 16,952 Show data context 20,001 Show data context 12,204 Show data context 20,408 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, Bexley District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd September 2017