Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 37,765 Show data context 269 Show data context 10,392 Show data context 4,678 Show data context 18,447 Show data context 1,582 Show data context 1,544 Show data context
1861 50,915 Show data context 750 Show data context 13,033 Show data context 7,692 Show data context 21,408 Show data context 1,642 Show data context 2,381 Show data context
1881 50,024 Show data context 839 Show data context 11,565 Show data context 9,540 Show data context 18,095 Show data context 1,581 Show data context 3,591 Show data context
1911 33,668 Show data context 447 Show data context 11,879 Show data context 10,200 Show data context 15,092 Show data context 2,010 Show data context 6,251 Show data context
1931 21,920 Show data context 189 Show data context 8,812 Show data context 10,524 Show data context 17,956 Show data context 3,248 Show data context 6,811 Show data context
1951 15,733 Show data context 380 Show data context 7,071 Show data context 13,448 Show data context 15,282 Show data context 1,474 Show data context 9,599 Show data context
1971 7,202 Show data context 191 Show data context 8,134 Show data context 13,924 Show data context 18,060 Show data context 5,055 Show data context 15,601 Show data context
1991 5,933 Show data context 570 Show data context 10,348 Show data context 14,230 Show data context 23,530 Show data context 8,846 Show data context 21,044 Show data context
2011 4,275 Show data context 561 Show data context 7,155 Show data context 19,113 Show data context 27,539 Show data context 14,990 Show data context 33,777 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, Highland District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 27th March 2017