Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 7,647 Show data context 1,795 Show data context 50,948 Show data context 20,962 Show data context 35,998 Show data context 7,132 Show data context 4,152 Show data context
1861 13,368 Show data context 3,912 Show data context 67,398 Show data context 56,774 Show data context 59,440 Show data context 12,891 Show data context 7,503 Show data context
1881 11,124 Show data context 7,554 Show data context 96,715 Show data context 83,703 Show data context 103,445 Show data context 23,303 Show data context 14,448 Show data context
1911 10,912 Show data context 17,343 Show data context 188,694 Show data context 147,336 Show data context 149,633 Show data context 44,796 Show data context 29,672 Show data context
1931 8,541 Show data context 15,511 Show data context 167,527 Show data context 124,369 Show data context 199,280 Show data context 22,834 Show data context 55,051 Show data context
1951 7,449 Show data context 12,936 Show data context 243,163 Show data context 158,255 Show data context 180,302 Show data context 22,581 Show data context 79,895 Show data context
1971 3,834 Show data context 4,428 Show data context 248,518 Show data context 126,250 Show data context 150,785 Show data context 43,491 Show data context 115,974 Show data context
1991 1,917 Show data context 1,612 Show data context 92,969 Show data context 69,320 Show data context 119,237 Show data context 65,794 Show data context 144,137 Show data context
2011 920 Show data context 195 Show data context 44,432 Show data context 75,539 Show data context 150,523 Show data context 98,337 Show data context 203,011 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, Merseyside Met.C through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 14th July 2024