Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 12,515 Show data context 346 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 23 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,450 Show data context 851 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 1,675 Show data context 9 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,064 Show data context 168 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,227 Show data context 2 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 330 Show data context 63 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 115 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 674 Show data context 8 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 182 Show data context 8 Show data context
P: Education 112 Show data context 203 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 82 Show data context 103 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 165 Show data context 148 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,095 Show data context 4,381 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 12,513 Show data context 2,826 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 20 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,680 Show data context 2,195 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 22 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 1,436 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,354 Show data context 537 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,214 Show data context 21 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 442 Show data context 475 Show data context
J: Information and communication 11 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 15 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 135 Show data context 192 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 134 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 187 Show data context 9 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 232 Show data context 11 Show data context
P: Education 86 Show data context 383 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 58 Show data context 142 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 246 Show data context 538 Show data context
T: Activities of households 283 Show data context 2,629 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 10,886 Show data context 684 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 32 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,292 Show data context 1,528 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,660 Show data context 8 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,199 Show data context 312 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,173 Show data context 15 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 310 Show data context 157 Show data context
J: Information and communication 26 Show data context 10 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 41 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 31 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 156 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 249 Show data context 6 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 288 Show data context 26 Show data context
P: Education 136 Show data context 442 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 47 Show data context 120 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 168 Show data context 654 Show data context
T: Activities of households 476 Show data context 3,759 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 13,434 Show data context 410 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 85 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,016 Show data context 1,517 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 70 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 2,409 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,291 Show data context 852 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,543 Show data context 24 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 434 Show data context 556 Show data context
J: Information and communication 54 Show data context 53 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 176 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 148 Show data context 8 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 275 Show data context 80 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 567 Show data context 165 Show data context
P: Education 185 Show data context 648 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 114 Show data context 297 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 549 Show data context 1,086 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,283 Show data context 4,282 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 12,589 Show data context 625 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 210 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,468 Show data context 582 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 167 Show data context 6 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 33 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 1,486 Show data context 10 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,473 Show data context 1,283 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,869 Show data context 206 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 372 Show data context 418 Show data context
J: Information and communication 8 Show data context 3 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 206 Show data context 38 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 94 Show data context 10 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 150 Show data context 37 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 3 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,101 Show data context 53 Show data context
P: Education 197 Show data context 591 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 176 Show data context 310 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 438 Show data context 287 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,264 Show data context 3,339 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 12,281 Show data context 1,562 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 199 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,733 Show data context 1,011 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 377 Show data context 32 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 44 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 2,983 Show data context 50 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,534 Show data context 2,000 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,798 Show data context 320 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 547 Show data context 980 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 305 Show data context 76 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 128 Show data context 76 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,052 Show data context 371 Show data context
P: Education 283 Show data context 569 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 168 Show data context 452 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,343 Show data context 404 Show data context
T: Activities of households 358 Show data context 1,141 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 5,831 Show data context 475 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 128 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,095 Show data context 1,218 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 210 Show data context 11 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 44 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 4,126 Show data context 79 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,658 Show data context 1,109 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,283 Show data context 76 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 469 Show data context 271 Show data context
J: Information and communication 187 Show data context 61 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 274 Show data context 95 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 75 Show data context 23 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 211 Show data context 79 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 38 Show data context 16 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,253 Show data context 345 Show data context
P: Education 651 Show data context 804 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 372 Show data context 369 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 438 Show data context 227 Show data context
T: Activities of households 211 Show data context 361 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 74 Show data context 4 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, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 14th December 2019