Simplified Industrial Structure

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Year Agriculture Mining Manufacturing Util+Const+Transp Consumer Services Business Services Public Services
1841 26,030 Show data context 8,802 Show data context 125,378 Show data context 14,599 Show data context 31,229 Show data context 3,531 Show data context 2,969 Show data context
1861 37,880 Show data context 7,726 Show data context 111,766 Show data context 15,928 Show data context 28,617 Show data context 3,690 Show data context 3,781 Show data context
1881 23,808 Show data context 10,537 Show data context 156,018 Show data context 24,444 Show data context 46,615 Show data context 5,370 Show data context 7,200 Show data context
1911 23,040 Show data context 33,310 Show data context 258,108 Show data context 45,313 Show data context 69,412 Show data context 15,742 Show data context 14,907 Show data context
1931 29,004 Show data context 11,266 Show data context 211,807 Show data context 40,944 Show data context 82,113 Show data context 7,789 Show data context 28,963 Show data context
1951 24,317 Show data context 7,217 Show data context 229,274 Show data context 54,775 Show data context 89,883 Show data context 8,238 Show data context 51,628 Show data context
1971 7,154 Show data context 6,150 Show data context 164,395 Show data context 54,003 Show data context 72,313 Show data context 17,424 Show data context 54,487 Show data context
1991 11,231 Show data context 370 Show data context 123,263 Show data context 56,583 Show data context 107,784 Show data context 42,927 Show data context 101,807 Show data context
2011 6,525 Show data context 316 Show data context 68,951 Show data context 70,677 Show data context 139,163 Show data context 79,987 Show data context 158,606 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, Lancashire through time | Industry Statistics | Simplified Industrial Structure, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd July 2024