Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 2,325 Show data context 550 Show data context 17,232 Show data context 1,181 Show data context 3,124 Show data context 580 Show data context 436 Show data context
1861 2,834 Show data context 1,236 Show data context 23,418 Show data context 3,018 Show data context 4,356 Show data context 762 Show data context 666 Show data context
1881 1,868 Show data context 1,020 Show data context 24,221 Show data context 4,600 Show data context 6,127 Show data context 1,623 Show data context 766 Show data context
1911 1,699 Show data context 778 Show data context 35,906 Show data context 8,965 Show data context 10,348 Show data context 4,693 Show data context 2,059 Show data context
1931 1,513 Show data context 285 Show data context 38,119 Show data context 7,397 Show data context 15,819 Show data context 2,025 Show data context 4,751 Show data context
1951 1,070 Show data context 124 Show data context 42,663 Show data context 9,405 Show data context 13,525 Show data context 1,224 Show data context 7,782 Show data context
1971 497 Show data context 29 Show data context 32,951 Show data context 12,051 Show data context 15,277 Show data context 2,879 Show data context 13,228 Show data context
1991 324 Show data context 79 Show data context 18,193 Show data context 12,767 Show data context 16,158 Show data context 7,203 Show data context 18,165 Show data context
2011 214 Show data context 118 Show data context 10,012 Show data context 14,658 Show data context 17,923 Show data context 11,112 Show data context 23,498 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, Renfrewshire District through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 26th September 2017