Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 22,493 Show data context 1,174 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 136 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 176,316 Show data context 54,206 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 433 Show data context 6 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 502 Show data context 59 Show data context
F: Construction 46,699 Show data context 258 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 49,100 Show data context 8,817 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 44,230 Show data context 345 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 6,952 Show data context 2,606 Show data context
J: Information and communication 282 Show data context 39 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,576 Show data context 18 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,020 Show data context 7 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 8,229 Show data context 36 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 31,413 Show data context 519 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 18,700 Show data context 244 Show data context
P: Education 3,587 Show data context 5,853 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 5,275 Show data context 5,028 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 8,397 Show data context 16,450 Show data context
T: Activities of households 42,421 Show data context 136,438 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 230 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 38,741 Show data context 3,312 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 982 Show data context 14 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 258,785 Show data context 142,302 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,777 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,487 Show data context 154 Show data context
F: Construction 87,915 Show data context 222 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 73,751 Show data context 18,211 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 99,362 Show data context 705 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 22,274 Show data context 14,622 Show data context
J: Information and communication 5,265 Show data context 2,726 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 4,570 Show data context 29 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 6,966 Show data context 6,673 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 18,665 Show data context 35 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 28,104 Show data context 766 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 36,846 Show data context 889 Show data context
P: Education 3,925 Show data context 13,510 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 6,007 Show data context 9,511 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 14,403 Show data context 50,008 Show data context
T: Activities of households 22,803 Show data context 163,468 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 494 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 44,530 Show data context 2,658 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,768 Show data context 89 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 354,878 Show data context 194,442 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 4,658 Show data context 25 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2,205 Show data context 205 Show data context
F: Construction 153,989 Show data context 805 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 114,207 Show data context 23,041 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 163,777 Show data context 1,478 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 34,841 Show data context 14,858 Show data context
J: Information and communication 7,798 Show data context 1,121 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 12,742 Show data context 266 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 3,341 Show data context 39 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 29,998 Show data context 824 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 80,268 Show data context 3,598 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 49,533 Show data context 2,308 Show data context
P: Education 8,090 Show data context 24,912 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 8,886 Show data context 17,543 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 21,616 Show data context 79,992 Show data context
T: Activities of households 35,670 Show data context 284,110 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 248 Show data context 22 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 43,254 Show data context 1,866 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 3,028 Show data context 171 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 571,856 Show data context 350,087 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 21,207 Show data context 36 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 6,949 Show data context 53 Show data context
F: Construction 215,306 Show data context 73 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 274,924 Show data context 73,455 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 362,703 Show data context 7,171 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 62,294 Show data context 49,855 Show data context
J: Information and communication 17,746 Show data context 6,551 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 42,234 Show data context 2,657 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 35,934 Show data context 4,688 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 157,570 Show data context 50,837 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 119,634 Show data context 17,462 Show data context
P: Education 17,423 Show data context 36,490 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 15,304 Show data context 39,194 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 83,192 Show data context 154,191 Show data context
T: Activities of households 42,281 Show data context 332,698 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 22,168 Show data context 2,791 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,080 Show data context 248 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 716,908 Show data context 424,386 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 55,810 Show data context 2,230 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 8,629 Show data context 1,953 Show data context
F: Construction 225,972 Show data context 3,343 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 448,321 Show data context 201,056 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 339,923 Show data context 32,912 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 86,107 Show data context 103,100 Show data context
J: Information and communication 14,862 Show data context 5,701 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 81,938 Show data context 30,690 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 17,322 Show data context 7,217 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 49,499 Show data context 18,006 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 224 Show data context 782 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 164,239 Show data context 24,635 Show data context
P: Education 24,994 Show data context 47,670 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 28,065 Show data context 58,571 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 87,733 Show data context 89,624 Show data context
T: Activities of households 31,266 Show data context 249,164 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 799 Show data context 343 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 9,315 Show data context 2,220 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,807 Show data context 680 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 934,778 Show data context 508,895 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 70,774 Show data context 7,464 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 6,280 Show data context 416 Show data context
F: Construction 276,604 Show data context 11,992 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 393,320 Show data context 240,441 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 359,019 Show data context 59,090 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 72,000 Show data context 138,585 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 114,942 Show data context 70,364 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 73,611 Show data context 45,815 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 234,675 Show data context 76,652 Show data context
P: Education 32,343 Show data context 52,389 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 41,087 Show data context 94,331 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 104,148 Show data context 101,373 Show data context
T: Activities of households 7,887 Show data context 72,108 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 4,210 Show data context 1,030 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 3,240 Show data context 1,460 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 677,430 Show data context 333,020 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 44,640 Show data context 11,930 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 5,100 Show data context 590 Show data context
F: Construction 230,700 Show data context 18,850 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 347,620 Show data context 265,000 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 341,880 Show data context 80,330 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 63,370 Show data context 58,780 Show data context
J: Information and communication 90,340 Show data context 46,520 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 139,570 Show data context 112,100 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 15,330 Show data context 12,030 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 109,110 Show data context 60,770 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 29,800 Show data context 47,000 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 222,640 Show data context 139,430 Show data context
P: Education 59,700 Show data context 128,040 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 46,660 Show data context 122,770 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 54,870 Show data context 66,980 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,500 Show data context 25,050 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 7,170 Show data context 3,680 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: 18th September 2019