Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 492 Show data context 52 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 714 Show data context 286 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 0 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 232 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 158 Show data context 45 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 232 Show data context 1 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 43 Show data context 20 Show data context
J: Information and communication 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 70 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 51 Show data context 0 Show data context
P: Education 14 Show data context 35 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 15 Show data context 26 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 24 Show data context 66 Show data context
T: Activities of households 72 Show data context 392 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 518 Show data context 109 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 584 Show data context 325 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 179 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 150 Show data context 52 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 316 Show data context 5 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 39 Show data context 57 Show data context
J: Information and communication 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 21 Show data context 24 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 26 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 49 Show data context 2 Show data context
P: Education 10 Show data context 46 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 6 Show data context 15 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 23 Show data context 103 Show data context
T: Activities of households 34 Show data context 312 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 423 Show data context 13 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 34 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 988 Show data context 508 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 493 Show data context 5 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 291 Show data context 84 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 561 Show data context 9 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 66 Show data context 28 Show data context
J: Information and communication 8 Show data context 3 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 52 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 72 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 71 Show data context 9 Show data context
P: Education 24 Show data context 69 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 12 Show data context 27 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 50 Show data context 198 Show data context
T: Activities of households 74 Show data context 714 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 796 Show data context 34 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 397 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,991 Show data context 1,127 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 109 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,246 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,173 Show data context 508 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,434 Show data context 19 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 223 Show data context 399 Show data context
J: Information and communication 40 Show data context 46 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 114 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 93 Show data context 7 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 191 Show data context 89 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,808 Show data context 59 Show data context
P: Education 88 Show data context 289 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 63 Show data context 197 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 291 Show data context 772 Show data context
T: Activities of households 362 Show data context 2,304 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 663 Show data context 34 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 75 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,075 Show data context 778 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 882 Show data context 7 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 66 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 2,559 Show data context 14 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,172 Show data context 1,457 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,971 Show data context 112 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 457 Show data context 621 Show data context
J: Information and communication 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 234 Show data context 36 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 106 Show data context 23 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 221 Show data context 81 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 917 Show data context 53 Show data context
P: Education 158 Show data context 383 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 133 Show data context 319 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 501 Show data context 571 Show data context
T: Activities of households 749 Show data context 3,065 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 566 Show data context 74 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 47 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,646 Show data context 2,188 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,410 Show data context 51 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 54 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 2,722 Show data context 49 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,073 Show data context 1,678 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,661 Show data context 160 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 408 Show data context 800 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 252 Show data context 97 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 206 Show data context 116 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,193 Show data context 207 Show data context
P: Education 353 Show data context 527 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 257 Show data context 597 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 605 Show data context 676 Show data context
T: Activities of households 402 Show data context 1,247 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 301 Show data context 71 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 13,309 Show data context 4,517 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,376 Show data context 129 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 90 Show data context 10 Show data context
F: Construction 3,831 Show data context 208 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,698 Show data context 2,885 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,314 Show data context 340 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 477 Show data context 754 Show data context
J: Information and communication 240 Show data context 60 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 451 Show data context 548 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 150 Show data context 80 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 485 Show data context 310 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 109 Show data context 159 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,905 Show data context 858 Show data context
P: Education 551 Show data context 1,572 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 409 Show data context 1,451 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 637 Show data context 727 Show data context
T: Activities of households 130 Show data context 479 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 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'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1881 - 1991 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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This classification of industry is that used by the 2011 Census, and forms the basic for our standardisation of historical information on industrial structure. The modern data are a classification of workers by their employers' business and count them by their place of work. However, before 1951 they are counted by place of residence, and before 1921 workers have to be classified by their individual occupations. Here we break the numbers in each industry down by gender, but this is not possible with the 2011 dat...


a, only with the re-districted and re-classified historical statisics.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Poole UA through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th May 2019