Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 7,410 Show data context 1,940 Show data context 2,553 Show data context 1,136 Show data context 4,611 Show data context 232 Show data context 185 Show data context
1861 9,158 Show data context 1,389 Show data context 3,156 Show data context 1,791 Show data context 3,835 Show data context 372 Show data context 368 Show data context
1881 5,003 Show data context 2,265 Show data context 2,094 Show data context 1,923 Show data context 5,699 Show data context 301 Show data context 507 Show data context
1911 4,075 Show data context 4,680 Show data context 4,409 Show data context 3,874 Show data context 10,537 Show data context 963 Show data context 1,796 Show data context
1931 4,627 Show data context 2,422 Show data context 3,193 Show data context 4,981 Show data context 14,198 Show data context 1,025 Show data context 3,190 Show data context
1951 4,108 Show data context 1,057 Show data context 3,427 Show data context 5,284 Show data context 12,211 Show data context 1,089 Show data context 4,178 Show data context
1971 1,805 Show data context 872 Show data context 5,810 Show data context 4,483 Show data context 6,191 Show data context 1,315 Show data context 4,720 Show data context
1991 1,980 Show data context 200 Show data context 3,869 Show data context 5,395 Show data context 12,837 Show data context 4,016 Show data context 9,183 Show data context
2011 1,025 Show data context 82 Show data context 1,668 Show data context 6,158 Show data context 15,292 Show data context 5,833 Show data context 15,143 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, Conwy District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th November 2017