Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 50,102 Show data context 2,414 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,998 Show data context 46 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 21,831 Show data context 9,964 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 28 Show data context 28 Show data context
F: Construction 11,244 Show data context 46 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,913 Show data context 1,011 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,605 Show data context 58 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,196 Show data context 345 Show data context
J: Information and communication 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 68 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 152 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 698 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2,166 Show data context 28 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,509 Show data context 39 Show data context
P: Education 570 Show data context 959 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 505 Show data context 526 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 763 Show data context 1,315 Show data context
T: Activities of households 11,943 Show data context 24,894 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 47,008 Show data context 13,037 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 3,751 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 21,526 Show data context 19,765 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 84 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 33 Show data context 31 Show data context
F: Construction 11,939 Show data context 9 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,182 Show data context 2,797 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,006 Show data context 239 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,624 Show data context 2,096 Show data context
J: Information and communication 96 Show data context 15 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 117 Show data context 7 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,129 Show data context 1,410 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,013 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 647 Show data context 145 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,275 Show data context 53 Show data context
P: Education 587 Show data context 1,859 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 503 Show data context 895 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,390 Show data context 4,248 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,879 Show data context 17,158 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 43 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 36,884 Show data context 1,297 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,994 Show data context 32 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 18,105 Show data context 14,610 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 104 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 31 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 12,009 Show data context 24 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,985 Show data context 2,360 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,909 Show data context 75 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,329 Show data context 1,074 Show data context
J: Information and communication 160 Show data context 61 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 382 Show data context 12 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 151 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,078 Show data context 33 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 955 Show data context 32 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,391 Show data context 178 Show data context
P: Education 890 Show data context 2,220 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 453 Show data context 869 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,152 Show data context 4,644 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,885 Show data context 23,518 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 39,879 Show data context 4,950 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,278 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 20,084 Show data context 14,280 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 525 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 99 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 13,568 Show data context 8 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 10,114 Show data context 5,231 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 12,428 Show data context 147 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,173 Show data context 4,041 Show data context
J: Information and communication 357 Show data context 382 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,243 Show data context 12 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 989 Show data context 55 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,398 Show data context 569 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 10,077 Show data context 707 Show data context
P: Education 991 Show data context 3,022 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 836 Show data context 2,332 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,042 Show data context 8,011 Show data context
T: Activities of households 5,950 Show data context 27,668 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 34,158 Show data context 1,713 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,021 Show data context 19 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 19,990 Show data context 5,843 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,408 Show data context 49 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 161 Show data context 28 Show data context
F: Construction 13,191 Show data context 83 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 16,240 Show data context 7,140 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 13,209 Show data context 941 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,705 Show data context 5,735 Show data context
J: Information and communication 76 Show data context 6 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,785 Show data context 245 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 528 Show data context 65 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,497 Show data context 449 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2 Show data context 9 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 9,346 Show data context 368 Show data context
P: Education 1,294 Show data context 2,963 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,382 Show data context 2,406 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,100 Show data context 2,713 Show data context
T: Activities of households 6,971 Show data context 19,418 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 33,174 Show data context 3,746 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,309 Show data context 36 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 20,019 Show data context 6,818 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,698 Show data context 308 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 267 Show data context 10 Show data context
F: Construction 15,712 Show data context 283 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 18,782 Show data context 10,527 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 13,232 Show data context 1,677 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 4,231 Show data context 6,858 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,419 Show data context 846 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,644 Show data context 855 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 15,315 Show data context 1,744 Show data context
P: Education 2,182 Show data context 3,690 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,392 Show data context 4,423 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,579 Show data context 3,092 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,823 Show data context 7,495 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 19,239 Show data context 2,207 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,116 Show data context 96 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 23,972 Show data context 5,466 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,402 Show data context 230 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 523 Show data context 25 Show data context
F: Construction 19,016 Show data context 606 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 21,991 Show data context 10,161 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 10,034 Show data context 1,143 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 4,591 Show data context 3,646 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,409 Show data context 576 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,288 Show data context 1,502 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,026 Show data context 278 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,180 Show data context 1,221 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 223 Show data context 287 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 14,098 Show data context 3,473 Show data context
P: Education 4,968 Show data context 5,442 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 3,521 Show data context 5,014 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,729 Show data context 1,788 Show data context
T: Activities of households 963 Show data context 2,368 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 22 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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Date accessed: 08th December 2019