Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 18,080 Show data context 3,637 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 641 Show data context 34 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,904 Show data context 2,456 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 2,982 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,220 Show data context 415 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 974 Show data context 41 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 332 Show data context 184 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 37 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 25 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 190 Show data context 3 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 718 Show data context 29 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 271 Show data context 0 Show data context
P: Education 373 Show data context 161 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 157 Show data context 37 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 275 Show data context 186 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,499 Show data context 8,126 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 21,245 Show data context 4,934 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,161 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,466 Show data context 6,229 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 41 Show data context 12 Show data context
F: Construction 3,857 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,441 Show data context 894 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,091 Show data context 103 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 270 Show data context 327 Show data context
J: Information and communication 85 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 106 Show data context 5 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 357 Show data context 451 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 255 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 376 Show data context 11 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 333 Show data context 14 Show data context
P: Education 423 Show data context 309 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 157 Show data context 143 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 393 Show data context 605 Show data context
T: Activities of households 666 Show data context 8,105 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 16,979 Show data context 3,832 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,707 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,653 Show data context 4,408 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 54 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 34 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 5,288 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,092 Show data context 944 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,268 Show data context 59 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 248 Show data context 340 Show data context
J: Information and communication 105 Show data context 15 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 234 Show data context 9 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 43 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 395 Show data context 6 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 519 Show data context 14 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 621 Show data context 99 Show data context
P: Education 401 Show data context 462 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 196 Show data context 160 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 412 Show data context 581 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,418 Show data context 7,383 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 16,362 Show data context 2,399 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,015 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,704 Show data context 4,384 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 87 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 92 Show data context 7 Show data context
F: Construction 3,714 Show data context 10 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,162 Show data context 1,120 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,279 Show data context 262 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 319 Show data context 374 Show data context
J: Information and communication 73 Show data context 36 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 411 Show data context 11 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 55 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 431 Show data context 16 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 466 Show data context 359 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 353 Show data context 18 Show data context
P: Education 357 Show data context 580 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 281 Show data context 402 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 610 Show data context 927 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,576 Show data context 6,449 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 14,324 Show data context 1,274 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,422 Show data context 16 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,267 Show data context 3,001 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 214 Show data context 8 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 47 Show data context 7 Show data context
F: Construction 2,697 Show data context 45 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,529 Show data context 2,263 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,803 Show data context 330 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 504 Show data context 735 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 485 Show data context 54 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,587 Show data context 22 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 342 Show data context 219 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,949 Show data context 170 Show data context
P: Education 415 Show data context 926 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 425 Show data context 802 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 714 Show data context 486 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,380 Show data context 6,080 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 14,794 Show data context 1,521 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,118 Show data context 17 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,934 Show data context 3,378 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 554 Show data context 90 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 92 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 4,434 Show data context 121 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,855 Show data context 2,951 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,929 Show data context 629 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 601 Show data context 1,453 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 459 Show data context 173 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 327 Show data context 324 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,604 Show data context 731 Show data context
P: Education 529 Show data context 939 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 621 Show data context 1,240 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 786 Show data context 635 Show data context
T: Activities of households 478 Show data context 2,188 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 8,372 Show data context 1,161 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 300 Show data context 20 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,925 Show data context 4,538 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 831 Show data context 90 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 90 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 4,402 Show data context 221 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,766 Show data context 4,258 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,876 Show data context 401 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 702 Show data context 1,782 Show data context
J: Information and communication 160 Show data context 80 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 541 Show data context 330 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 140 Show data context 30 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 401 Show data context 430 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 90 Show data context 50 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,255 Show data context 1,372 Show data context
P: Education 922 Show data context 1,925 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 682 Show data context 2,004 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 542 Show data context 551 Show data context
T: Activities of households 150 Show data context 1,131 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, Dumfries and Galloway District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th March 2019