Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 5,544 Show data context 75 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,202 Show data context 2,486 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 813 Show data context 5 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 680 Show data context 83 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 164 Show data context 3 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 177 Show data context 65 Show data context
J: Information and communication 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 52 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 351 Show data context 9 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 75 Show data context 2 Show data context
P: Education 51 Show data context 83 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 68 Show data context 67 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 121 Show data context 110 Show data context
T: Activities of households 519 Show data context 1,663 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 5,501 Show data context 601 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,287 Show data context 4,766 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 848 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 553 Show data context 208 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 203 Show data context 13 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 185 Show data context 178 Show data context
J: Information and communication 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 70 Show data context 88 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 66 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 65 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 137 Show data context 8 Show data context
P: Education 57 Show data context 176 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 39 Show data context 59 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 136 Show data context 353 Show data context
T: Activities of households 192 Show data context 1,276 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 4,347 Show data context 52 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,235 Show data context 4,162 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,185 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 674 Show data context 161 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 485 Show data context 7 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 153 Show data context 82 Show data context
J: Information and communication 33 Show data context 6 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 37 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 96 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 179 Show data context 5 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 607 Show data context 26 Show data context
P: Education 118 Show data context 292 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 52 Show data context 102 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 133 Show data context 523 Show data context
T: Activities of households 370 Show data context 2,447 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 4,398 Show data context 103 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 140 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,758 Show data context 6,346 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 135 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,946 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,054 Show data context 726 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,771 Show data context 27 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 299 Show data context 396 Show data context
J: Information and communication 54 Show data context 47 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 164 Show data context 5 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 137 Show data context 12 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 429 Show data context 152 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 486 Show data context 75 Show data context
P: Education 150 Show data context 446 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 100 Show data context 252 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 407 Show data context 964 Show data context
T: Activities of households 601 Show data context 3,150 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 3,176 Show data context 79 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 81 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,059 Show data context 1,979 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 369 Show data context 16 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 49 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,566 Show data context 17 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,926 Show data context 1,325 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,656 Show data context 96 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 263 Show data context 416 Show data context
J: Information and communication 12 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 336 Show data context 61 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 91 Show data context 17 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 222 Show data context 67 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1 Show data context 7 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,356 Show data context 69 Show data context
P: Education 204 Show data context 527 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 221 Show data context 439 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 443 Show data context 543 Show data context
T: Activities of households 678 Show data context 2,913 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 3,113 Show data context 243 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 44 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 11,173 Show data context 3,821 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 926 Show data context 129 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 44 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 3,025 Show data context 47 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,191 Show data context 2,239 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,031 Show data context 408 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 450 Show data context 1,132 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 398 Show data context 225 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 262 Show data context 149 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,281 Show data context 617 Show data context
P: Education 410 Show data context 728 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 355 Show data context 801 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 646 Show data context 543 Show data context
T: Activities of households 176 Show data context 829 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 1,219 Show data context 138 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 38 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 14,958 Show data context 4,744 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 804 Show data context 205 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 116 Show data context 10 Show data context
F: Construction 3,237 Show data context 264 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,581 Show data context 4,087 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,677 Show data context 799 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 661 Show data context 675 Show data context
J: Information and communication 936 Show data context 422 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 621 Show data context 750 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 112 Show data context 50 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,468 Show data context 437 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 173 Show data context 211 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,205 Show data context 1,684 Show data context
P: Education 1,305 Show data context 2,476 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 562 Show data context 1,595 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 606 Show data context 675 Show data context
T: Activities of households 65 Show data context 285 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 409 Show data context 7 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: 14th December 2019