Total employed in all industries

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Year Empl. in all industries
1841 439,431 Show data context
1861 557,857 Show data context
1881 645,139 Show data context
1911 1,109,492 Show data context
1931 1,173,294 Show data context
1951 1,428,665 Show data context
1971 1,427,873 Show data context
2011 2,057,346 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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Date accessed: 19th July 2024