Employment in Industry and Services 1950 and 1991


Employment in Industry and Services 1950 and 1991


These two maps depict the differences in the levels of employment in industry and services in Europe between 1950 and 1991. Countries are color-keyed according to their shares of employees in industry and services. A brief explanation provides additional information on the topic.

Legend indicates:

  • Those employed in industry and services as a percentage of total employed:
    • Over 97%
    • 95-97%
    • 90-94%
    • 85-89%
    • 80-84%
    • 70-79%
    • 60-69%
    • 200-500%
    • below 60%


Oxford Atlas of World History, Oxford University Press, 2002. General Editor Patrick K. O’Brien.

Chapter 5. The Twentieth Century: “Western Europe since 1945,” page 239.


Map copyright © Philip’s, a division of Octopus Publishing Ltd. Source: Philip’s Atlas of World History.

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