Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,283 Show data context 618 Show data context 1,889 Show data context 760 Show data context 2,198 Show data context 332 Show data context 174 Show data context
1861 3,301 Show data context 1,051 Show data context 3,641 Show data context 1,703 Show data context 3,066 Show data context 516 Show data context 500 Show data context
1881 2,546 Show data context 2,082 Show data context 5,541 Show data context 2,608 Show data context 4,545 Show data context 774 Show data context 940 Show data context
1911 2,097 Show data context 4,592 Show data context 4,229 Show data context 1,957 Show data context 3,318 Show data context 807 Show data context 762 Show data context
1931 1,851 Show data context 5,644 Show data context 6,021 Show data context 2,544 Show data context 5,824 Show data context 761 Show data context 1,808 Show data context
1951 1,950 Show data context 6,310 Show data context 6,326 Show data context 3,653 Show data context 4,628 Show data context 530 Show data context 3,113 Show data context
1971 1,005 Show data context 3,844 Show data context 7,261 Show data context 4,370 Show data context 5,005 Show data context 1,452 Show data context 4,821 Show data context
1991 649 Show data context 110 Show data context 4,185 Show data context 3,517 Show data context 4,913 Show data context 1,881 Show data context 5,700 Show data context
2011 345 Show data context 72 Show data context 2,208 Show data context 5,710 Show data context 6,559 Show data context 4,996 Show data context 9,499 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, Midlothian District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th November 2017