The distribution of broad industrial groups in Britain, 1987 (Colour).

1987 census of employment by 10,444 frozen census wards on the equal population cartogram - software by author on an Archimedes computer.

Manufacturing industries are more dominant in Northern England and service industries more prevalent in the South, but both are mixed about the other. The coalfields of Yorkshire can be clearly made out, while traces of agricultural workers are just visible in many smaller wards.