Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 4,114 Show data context 7 Show data context 1,480 Show data context 868 Show data context 2,915 Show data context 313 Show data context 434 Show data context
1861 4,475 Show data context 9 Show data context 2,880 Show data context 1,439 Show data context 2,747 Show data context 243 Show data context 4,499 Show data context
1881 3,964 Show data context 32 Show data context 6,955 Show data context 3,434 Show data context 4,443 Show data context 262 Show data context 2,003 Show data context
1911 4,541 Show data context 188 Show data context 6,623 Show data context 5,340 Show data context 10,550 Show data context 1,452 Show data context 3,545 Show data context
1931 3,844 Show data context 50 Show data context 10,327 Show data context 3,380 Show data context 7,657 Show data context 538 Show data context 4,421 Show data context
1951 4,407 Show data context 25 Show data context 11,591 Show data context 4,603 Show data context 7,683 Show data context 406 Show data context 5,368 Show data context
1971 1,741 Show data context 469 Show data context 9,040 Show data context 6,252 Show data context 6,338 Show data context 1,995 Show data context 4,966 Show data context
1991 1,560 Show data context 0 Show data context 10,594 Show data context 8,224 Show data context 9,561 Show data context 4,651 Show data context 6,470 Show data context
2011 962 Show data context 36 Show data context 6,635 Show data context 10,398 Show data context 13,826 Show data context 7,260 Show data context 13,322 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, Swale District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st November 2018