Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 479 Show data context 5 Show data context 626 Show data context 336 Show data context 1,140 Show data context 238 Show data context 138 Show data context
1861 607 Show data context 4 Show data context 574 Show data context 424 Show data context 1,173 Show data context 186 Show data context 176 Show data context
1881 769 Show data context 7 Show data context 1,056 Show data context 1,091 Show data context 2,970 Show data context 498 Show data context 542 Show data context
1911 1,812 Show data context 59 Show data context 3,325 Show data context 3,668 Show data context 11,003 Show data context 1,683 Show data context 2,476 Show data context
1931 852 Show data context 29 Show data context 8,398 Show data context 8,531 Show data context 16,302 Show data context 4,611 Show data context 6,286 Show data context
1951 452 Show data context 6 Show data context 10,692 Show data context 8,092 Show data context 13,531 Show data context 1,331 Show data context 7,919 Show data context
1971 280 Show data context 0 Show data context 9,920 Show data context 7,660 Show data context 12,950 Show data context 5,630 Show data context 12,770 Show data context
1991 300 Show data context 0 Show data context 8,653 Show data context 11,261 Show data context 14,788 Show data context 12,309 Show data context 12,800 Show data context
2011 90 Show data context 53 Show data context 2,567 Show data context 13,252 Show data context 17,001 Show data context 16,017 Show data context 23,306 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, Sutton District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th November 2017