Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,578 Show data context 450 Show data context 25,393 Show data context 7,340 Show data context 26,146 Show data context 5,270 Show data context 3,804 Show data context
1861 3,745 Show data context 948 Show data context 32,192 Show data context 14,668 Show data context 31,215 Show data context 7,286 Show data context 5,636 Show data context
1881 3,165 Show data context 1,223 Show data context 41,382 Show data context 23,514 Show data context 37,726 Show data context 10,016 Show data context 7,637 Show data context
1911 3,689 Show data context 5,121 Show data context 61,449 Show data context 38,513 Show data context 52,548 Show data context 20,532 Show data context 12,353 Show data context
1931 4,043 Show data context 3,888 Show data context 59,571 Show data context 35,618 Show data context 72,617 Show data context 11,672 Show data context 24,736 Show data context
1951 2,579 Show data context 3,469 Show data context 63,541 Show data context 41,312 Show data context 58,836 Show data context 13,391 Show data context 35,510 Show data context
1971 893 Show data context 1,995 Show data context 45,272 Show data context 41,024 Show data context 56,782 Show data context 27,946 Show data context 58,614 Show data context
1991 1,278 Show data context 300 Show data context 28,049 Show data context 30,962 Show data context 51,615 Show data context 57,808 Show data context 72,810 Show data context
2011 661 Show data context 484 Show data context 10,129 Show data context 29,836 Show data context 57,532 Show data context 96,998 Show data context 92,276 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, Edinburgh City through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th November 2017