Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 5,262 Show data context 1,144 Show data context 2,479 Show data context 859 Show data context 3,992 Show data context 253 Show data context 189 Show data context
1861 7,054 Show data context 605 Show data context 2,122 Show data context 886 Show data context 2,340 Show data context 245 Show data context 236 Show data context
1881 4,374 Show data context 933 Show data context 2,405 Show data context 1,579 Show data context 5,325 Show data context 416 Show data context 624 Show data context
1911 3,654 Show data context 2,766 Show data context 3,922 Show data context 2,502 Show data context 6,387 Show data context 598 Show data context 1,183 Show data context
1931 4,187 Show data context 801 Show data context 2,050 Show data context 3,163 Show data context 8,643 Show data context 682 Show data context 2,498 Show data context
1951 4,191 Show data context 571 Show data context 2,408 Show data context 4,225 Show data context 8,218 Show data context 789 Show data context 6,099 Show data context
1971 1,481 Show data context 701 Show data context 8,980 Show data context 3,876 Show data context 4,193 Show data context 761 Show data context 3,763 Show data context
1991 1,858 Show data context 90 Show data context 4,741 Show data context 4,710 Show data context 9,921 Show data context 2,564 Show data context 9,242 Show data context
2011 953 Show data context 46 Show data context 3,423 Show data context 4,967 Show data context 10,751 Show data context 4,985 Show data context 16,232 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, Denbighshire District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st November 2017