Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 16,228 Show data context 43 Show data context 5,472 Show data context 3,330 Show data context 10,235 Show data context 891 Show data context 1,310 Show data context
1861 17,548 Show data context 80 Show data context 7,464 Show data context 5,673 Show data context 12,098 Show data context 1,331 Show data context 2,310 Show data context
1881 15,250 Show data context 190 Show data context 9,745 Show data context 10,753 Show data context 24,370 Show data context 1,703 Show data context 3,899 Show data context
1911 16,412 Show data context 233 Show data context 14,673 Show data context 18,392 Show data context 55,159 Show data context 4,333 Show data context 9,442 Show data context
1931 12,929 Show data context 367 Show data context 11,932 Show data context 20,710 Show data context 58,175 Show data context 3,844 Show data context 14,138 Show data context
1951 13,768 Show data context 487 Show data context 10,461 Show data context 21,809 Show data context 44,901 Show data context 4,039 Show data context 20,080 Show data context
1971 6,167 Show data context 96 Show data context 21,791 Show data context 23,269 Show data context 38,853 Show data context 9,704 Show data context 29,107 Show data context
1991 5,312 Show data context 11 Show data context 20,693 Show data context 23,979 Show data context 45,266 Show data context 18,000 Show data context 43,036 Show data context
2011 2,365 Show data context 75 Show data context 13,403 Show data context 30,276 Show data context 59,843 Show data context 34,900 Show data context 67,593 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, East Sussex through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd July 2024