Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 12,797 Show data context 707 Show data context 8,220 Show data context 2,214 Show data context 7,285 Show data context 813 Show data context 660 Show data context
1861 13,763 Show data context 1,206 Show data context 9,244 Show data context 3,863 Show data context 8,005 Show data context 809 Show data context 875 Show data context
1881 12,153 Show data context 1,730 Show data context 8,910 Show data context 5,050 Show data context 8,106 Show data context 792 Show data context 1,156 Show data context
1911 10,255 Show data context 1,682 Show data context 8,615 Show data context 6,682 Show data context 10,272 Show data context 1,553 Show data context 3,381 Show data context
1931 7,446 Show data context 1,520 Show data context 7,533 Show data context 6,712 Show data context 12,903 Show data context 1,973 Show data context 4,115 Show data context
1951 7,213 Show data context 1,275 Show data context 6,008 Show data context 8,249 Show data context 10,066 Show data context 690 Show data context 5,692 Show data context
1971 3,731 Show data context 169 Show data context 6,082 Show data context 6,649 Show data context 9,959 Show data context 1,477 Show data context 7,561 Show data context
1991 3,451 Show data context 169 Show data context 2,544 Show data context 7,509 Show data context 9,839 Show data context 2,835 Show data context 14,099 Show data context
2011 2,047 Show data context 225 Show data context 2,037 Show data context 6,673 Show data context 8,779 Show data context 5,548 Show data context 15,952 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, Argyll and Bute District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2017