Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 4,130 Show data context 122 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,404 Show data context 11 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 44,224 Show data context 28,312 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 37 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 56 Show data context 12 Show data context
F: Construction 7,470 Show data context 20 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,189 Show data context 1,211 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,226 Show data context 158 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,214 Show data context 816 Show data context
J: Information and communication 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 88 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 56 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 571 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 4,428 Show data context 98 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,978 Show data context 4 Show data context
P: Education 396 Show data context 153 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 399 Show data context 67 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 553 Show data context 720 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,399 Show data context 12,426 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3,303 Show data context 870 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 4,772 Show data context 6 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 69,655 Show data context 51,838 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 362 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 359 Show data context 170 Show data context
F: Construction 12,322 Show data context 29 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 12,356 Show data context 4,136 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 15,353 Show data context 929 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 671 Show data context 1,444 Show data context
J: Information and communication 685 Show data context 466 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 675 Show data context 50 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 541 Show data context 599 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,348 Show data context 8 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 4,799 Show data context 132 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,030 Show data context 28 Show data context
P: Education 697 Show data context 621 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 708 Show data context 478 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,356 Show data context 3,346 Show data context
T: Activities of households 465 Show data context 16,047 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 1,607 Show data context 392 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 3,110 Show data context 9 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 91,021 Show data context 55,679 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 753 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 246 Show data context 194 Show data context
F: Construction 19,042 Show data context 26 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 16,294 Show data context 6,241 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 23,099 Show data context 1,248 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 912 Show data context 1,736 Show data context
J: Information and communication 495 Show data context 88 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,257 Show data context 90 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 357 Show data context 2 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,844 Show data context 75 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 10,696 Show data context 779 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,638 Show data context 136 Show data context
P: Education 850 Show data context 1,325 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 948 Show data context 801 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,774 Show data context 4,750 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,518 Show data context 15,325 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 3,212 Show data context 700 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 10,955 Show data context 170 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 145,264 Show data context 62,313 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,899 Show data context 4 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,252 Show data context 268 Show data context
F: Construction 23,558 Show data context 25 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 27,077 Show data context 15,007 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 53,438 Show data context 4,385 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 5,216 Show data context 2,710 Show data context
J: Information and communication 630 Show data context 306 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,794 Show data context 324 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 432 Show data context 4 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 3,619 Show data context 265 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 19,937 Show data context 10,039 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,008 Show data context 266 Show data context
P: Education 1,801 Show data context 3,694 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,535 Show data context 4,123 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,924 Show data context 8,910 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,087 Show data context 19,110 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 2,175 Show data context 318 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 7,469 Show data context 177 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 157,943 Show data context 61,431 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 4,955 Show data context 163 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 708 Show data context 607 Show data context
F: Construction 23,917 Show data context 993 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 56,273 Show data context 40,153 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 47,547 Show data context 4,098 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 6,926 Show data context 7,205 Show data context
J: Information and communication 565 Show data context 219 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 5,551 Show data context 2,257 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 933 Show data context 375 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 4,088 Show data context 2,363 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 45 Show data context 30 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 17,505 Show data context 2,351 Show data context
P: Education 2,949 Show data context 6,845 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 3,255 Show data context 7,249 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 8,720 Show data context 6,835 Show data context
T: Activities of households 815 Show data context 18,923 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 26 Show data context 22 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 832 Show data context 182 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,291 Show data context 222 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 144,179 Show data context 67,107 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 5,537 Show data context 559 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 633 Show data context 24 Show data context
F: Construction 29,638 Show data context 1,957 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 45,640 Show data context 41,289 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 45,327 Show data context 9,003 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 5,865 Show data context 10,838 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 6,632 Show data context 3,967 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 5,683 Show data context 4,148 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 17,975 Show data context 4,379 Show data context
P: Education 4,741 Show data context 8,235 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 5,200 Show data context 12,482 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 8,638 Show data context 7,734 Show data context
T: Activities of households 219 Show data context 3,895 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 337 Show data context 62 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 279 Show data context 40 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 85,722 Show data context 38,811 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 4,012 Show data context 1,266 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 468 Show data context 39 Show data context
F: Construction 28,876 Show data context 2,397 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 33,953 Show data context 39,272 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 34,300 Show data context 7,430 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 4,114 Show data context 7,161 Show data context
J: Information and communication 5,117 Show data context 5,363 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 7,078 Show data context 8,486 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 721 Show data context 739 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 6,883 Show data context 4,904 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,131 Show data context 1,693 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 15,542 Show data context 9,069 Show data context
P: Education 8,971 Show data context 17,540 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 5,661 Show data context 19,233 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,445 Show data context 5,075 Show data context
T: Activities of households 31 Show data context 1,169 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 88 Show data context 68 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: 23rd May 2019