Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,944 Show data context 740 Show data context 3,074 Show data context 1,211 Show data context 2,507 Show data context 318 Show data context 226 Show data context
1861 4,054 Show data context 3,462 Show data context 4,454 Show data context 1,774 Show data context 2,745 Show data context 364 Show data context 510 Show data context
1881 3,015 Show data context 3,662 Show data context 5,637 Show data context 2,545 Show data context 3,744 Show data context 570 Show data context 1,012 Show data context
1911 2,204 Show data context 9,428 Show data context 6,750 Show data context 3,195 Show data context 3,740 Show data context 944 Show data context 1,936 Show data context
1931 1,956 Show data context 9,650 Show data context 7,968 Show data context 3,357 Show data context 6,213 Show data context 636 Show data context 2,073 Show data context
1951 1,818 Show data context 8,381 Show data context 8,249 Show data context 4,447 Show data context 4,372 Show data context 304 Show data context 3,415 Show data context
1971 799 Show data context 4,101 Show data context 14,906 Show data context 6,449 Show data context 6,409 Show data context 1,497 Show data context 7,369 Show data context
1991 790 Show data context 90 Show data context 15,810 Show data context 8,014 Show data context 11,055 Show data context 4,634 Show data context 11,647 Show data context
2011 466 Show data context 113 Show data context 10,324 Show data context 12,444 Show data context 17,894 Show data context 15,009 Show data context 20,043 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, West Lothian District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th November 2017