Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 15,359 Show data context 8,012 Show data context 131,635 Show data context 15,837 Show data context 32,749 Show data context 4,151 Show data context 3,444 Show data context
1861 30,968 Show data context 17,972 Show data context 200,066 Show data context 32,258 Show data context 49,544 Show data context 7,115 Show data context 5,898 Show data context
1881 21,688 Show data context 35,902 Show data context 332,391 Show data context 62,299 Show data context 91,488 Show data context 16,380 Show data context 14,831 Show data context
1911 24,904 Show data context 75,966 Show data context 461,672 Show data context 111,962 Show data context 156,518 Show data context 38,467 Show data context 30,701 Show data context
1931 17,760 Show data context 60,314 Show data context 446,736 Show data context 90,095 Show data context 183,631 Show data context 18,804 Show data context 55,902 Show data context
1951 14,125 Show data context 53,667 Show data context 483,825 Show data context 111,752 Show data context 194,852 Show data context 22,847 Show data context 79,861 Show data context
1971 10,178 Show data context 41,100 Show data context 331,414 Show data context 113,104 Show data context 173,764 Show data context 52,955 Show data context 127,203 Show data context
1991 5,288 Show data context 5,945 Show data context 218,813 Show data context 113,115 Show data context 216,225 Show data context 114,390 Show data context 181,879 Show data context
2011 2,814 Show data context 845 Show data context 115,423 Show data context 141,577 Show data context 275,968 Show data context 206,068 Show data context 293,363 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, West Yorkshire Met.C through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 15th July 2024