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Subtopic: Employment by Industry Sector

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  • After 170 years of labour market change, now only 1% of workers are in agriculture 05-Jun-2013
    How the proportions of people employed in different industries has changed since 1841
  • Video Summary: 170 years of industrial change in England and Wales 05-Jun-2013
    170 years of industrial change in England and Wales. This short video from ONS first looks at which industries people worked in in 1841 and compared it to 2011, as well as, looking at the patterns of change across the whole period. Next it covers the key developments that have had an impact on the main industries in England and Wales, including the steam locamotive, electric telegraph, nuclear power and the world wide web. Lastly it focuses on 2011 and looks at the gender breakdown across the main industries in England and Wales.

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