Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,739 Show data context 1,217 Show data context 3,205 Show data context 1,595 Show data context 3,005 Show data context 319 Show data context 279 Show data context
1861 2,769 Show data context 1,571 Show data context 5,609 Show data context 3,617 Show data context 3,982 Show data context 515 Show data context 448 Show data context
1881 1,835 Show data context 2,943 Show data context 9,570 Show data context 2,366 Show data context 3,767 Show data context 387 Show data context 484 Show data context
1911 2,404 Show data context 8,590 Show data context 24,417 Show data context 15,307 Show data context 14,858 Show data context 3,781 Show data context 3,096 Show data context
1931 2,353 Show data context 5,353 Show data context 21,437 Show data context 13,087 Show data context 20,033 Show data context 1,896 Show data context 5,755 Show data context
1951 1,871 Show data context 3,722 Show data context 28,891 Show data context 16,169 Show data context 17,334 Show data context 2,120 Show data context 8,363 Show data context
1971 408 Show data context 2,146 Show data context 22,955 Show data context 16,968 Show data context 19,352 Show data context 4,412 Show data context 16,128 Show data context
1991 580 Show data context 30 Show data context 12,064 Show data context 11,283 Show data context 21,664 Show data context 10,000 Show data context 26,861 Show data context
2011 401 Show data context 67 Show data context 6,226 Show data context 12,689 Show data context 29,918 Show data context 19,052 Show data context 42,116 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, Swansea District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th September 2017