Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 525 Show data context 32 Show data context 13,128 Show data context 2,420 Show data context 3,152 Show data context 846 Show data context 527 Show data context
1861 932 Show data context 82 Show data context 32,014 Show data context 4,534 Show data context 5,079 Show data context 1,221 Show data context 740 Show data context
1881 610 Show data context 129 Show data context 47,945 Show data context 7,221 Show data context 7,599 Show data context 2,508 Show data context 1,322 Show data context
1911 1,243 Show data context 225 Show data context 53,517 Show data context 10,451 Show data context 11,452 Show data context 4,427 Show data context 2,458 Show data context
1931 825 Show data context 167 Show data context 55,255 Show data context 9,967 Show data context 19,953 Show data context 2,027 Show data context 5,552 Show data context
1951 582 Show data context 42 Show data context 42,434 Show data context 12,633 Show data context 19,471 Show data context 2,708 Show data context 8,544 Show data context
1971 174 Show data context 29 Show data context 35,253 Show data context 12,176 Show data context 17,134 Show data context 4,787 Show data context 14,778 Show data context
1991 53 Show data context 208 Show data context 15,734 Show data context 9,167 Show data context 15,212 Show data context 7,794 Show data context 21,193 Show data context
2011 145 Show data context 79 Show data context 5,326 Show data context 8,159 Show data context 18,162 Show data context 11,235 Show data context 30,406 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, Dundee City City through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th November 2017