Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 16,696 Show data context 527 Show data context 10,047 Show data context 3,563 Show data context 9,735 Show data context 1,030 Show data context 738 Show data context
1861 20,045 Show data context 933 Show data context 14,252 Show data context 7,238 Show data context 10,102 Show data context 1,284 Show data context 1,091 Show data context
1881 17,884 Show data context 1,421 Show data context 21,156 Show data context 7,028 Show data context 12,281 Show data context 1,432 Show data context 1,828 Show data context
1911 13,756 Show data context 347 Show data context 19,942 Show data context 6,339 Show data context 11,371 Show data context 1,818 Show data context 1,591 Show data context
1931 10,883 Show data context 736 Show data context 18,578 Show data context 5,157 Show data context 14,104 Show data context 1,972 Show data context 3,375 Show data context
1951 10,858 Show data context 617 Show data context 16,103 Show data context 6,538 Show data context 10,659 Show data context 939 Show data context 4,131 Show data context
1971 5,973 Show data context 510 Show data context 14,613 Show data context 5,296 Show data context 10,407 Show data context 1,669 Show data context 6,072 Show data context
1991 4,581 Show data context 80 Show data context 11,287 Show data context 5,136 Show data context 10,048 Show data context 2,967 Show data context 8,628 Show data context
2011 3,489 Show data context 72 Show data context 5,436 Show data context 6,493 Show data context 10,519 Show data context 6,035 Show data context 14,096 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, Scottish Borders District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th November 2017