Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 3,698 Show data context 8 Show data context 1,840 Show data context 425 Show data context 1,780 Show data context 157 Show data context 125 Show data context
1861 7,326 Show data context 25 Show data context 2,716 Show data context 1,071 Show data context 2,389 Show data context 202 Show data context 256 Show data context
1881 7,279 Show data context 22 Show data context 1,595 Show data context 929 Show data context 1,552 Show data context 140 Show data context 292 Show data context
1911 6,810 Show data context 20 Show data context 1,378 Show data context 1,043 Show data context 1,662 Show data context 193 Show data context 286 Show data context
1931 4,885 Show data context 11 Show data context 768 Show data context 976 Show data context 1,857 Show data context 133 Show data context 429 Show data context
1951 3,620 Show data context 25 Show data context 520 Show data context 1,424 Show data context 1,556 Show data context 115 Show data context 864 Show data context
1971 2,210 Show data context 0 Show data context 600 Show data context 1,390 Show data context 1,640 Show data context 190 Show data context 920 Show data context
1991 1,550 Show data context 320 Show data context 490 Show data context 1,659 Show data context 1,896 Show data context 534 Show data context 2,032 Show data context
2011 1,123 Show data context 147 Show data context 576 Show data context 2,334 Show data context 2,170 Show data context 1,115 Show data context 3,200 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, Orkney Islands District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd September 2017