Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 48,586 Show data context 32 Show data context 17,931 Show data context 7,378 Show data context 29,429 Show data context 2,181 Show data context 2,271 Show data context
1861 60,769 Show data context 126 Show data context 23,013 Show data context 9,614 Show data context 24,593 Show data context 2,776 Show data context 3,734 Show data context
1881 43,766 Show data context 279 Show data context 23,852 Show data context 12,091 Show data context 33,062 Show data context 2,412 Show data context 4,634 Show data context
1911 51,261 Show data context 1,486 Show data context 37,678 Show data context 22,331 Show data context 39,838 Show data context 4,369 Show data context 6,917 Show data context
1931 48,229 Show data context 816 Show data context 28,695 Show data context 17,271 Show data context 44,405 Show data context 2,694 Show data context 15,686 Show data context
1951 49,655 Show data context 1,039 Show data context 39,763 Show data context 27,365 Show data context 42,079 Show data context 3,206 Show data context 34,982 Show data context
1971 23,688 Show data context 726 Show data context 43,550 Show data context 26,949 Show data context 38,101 Show data context 7,447 Show data context 33,987 Show data context
1991 18,070 Show data context 640 Show data context 42,614 Show data context 33,465 Show data context 63,032 Show data context 19,016 Show data context 50,469 Show data context
2011 11,458 Show data context 390 Show data context 37,824 Show data context 42,202 Show data context 89,350 Show data context 39,463 Show data context 90,148 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, Lincolnshire through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th July 2024