Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 1,792 Show data context 95 Show data context 12,925 Show data context 2,612 Show data context 5,387 Show data context 1,416 Show data context 904 Show data context
1861 2,526 Show data context 425 Show data context 15,223 Show data context 4,699 Show data context 8,604 Show data context 1,629 Show data context 1,684 Show data context
1881 2,158 Show data context 1,134 Show data context 17,658 Show data context 7,518 Show data context 10,807 Show data context 2,543 Show data context 2,121 Show data context
1911 5,606 Show data context 2,204 Show data context 26,440 Show data context 14,716 Show data context 15,487 Show data context 5,668 Show data context 3,276 Show data context
1931 5,885 Show data context 173 Show data context 23,125 Show data context 12,270 Show data context 28,550 Show data context 3,054 Show data context 7,401 Show data context
1951 4,069 Show data context 114 Show data context 22,538 Show data context 16,898 Show data context 24,658 Show data context 3,289 Show data context 11,372 Show data context
1971 2,755 Show data context 165 Show data context 19,920 Show data context 14,774 Show data context 24,032 Show data context 6,088 Show data context 19,785 Show data context
1991 670 Show data context 16,074 Show data context 18,005 Show data context 19,921 Show data context 29,491 Show data context 19,872 Show data context 28,527 Show data context
2011 513 Show data context 15,658 Show data context 11,483 Show data context 19,817 Show data context 32,744 Show data context 32,888 Show data context 40,280 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, Aberdeen City City through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd November 2017