Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 9,842 Show data context 781 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,022 Show data context 258 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 17,292 Show data context 7,810 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 2,855 Show data context 8 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 938 Show data context 278 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,355 Show data context 44 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 272 Show data context 216 Show data context
J: Information and communication 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 155 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 853 Show data context 42 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 280 Show data context 1 Show data context
P: Education 249 Show data context 120 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 105 Show data context 43 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 259 Show data context 177 Show data context
T: Activities of households 757 Show data context 4,866 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 11,150 Show data context 2,902 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 4,655 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 14,931 Show data context 13,126 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 54 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 43 Show data context 8 Show data context
F: Construction 3,350 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,819 Show data context 728 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,205 Show data context 176 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 247 Show data context 225 Show data context
J: Information and communication 56 Show data context 3 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 90 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 251 Show data context 381 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 261 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 430 Show data context 8 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 320 Show data context 6 Show data context
P: Education 364 Show data context 284 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 90 Show data context 75 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 290 Show data context 504 Show data context
T: Activities of households 354 Show data context 4,320 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 9,599 Show data context 2,896 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 6,429 Show data context 199 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 14,282 Show data context 14,005 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 99 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 37 Show data context 8 Show data context
F: Construction 4,517 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,778 Show data context 995 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,179 Show data context 46 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 173 Show data context 229 Show data context
J: Information and communication 105 Show data context 18 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 246 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 22 Show data context 6 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 383 Show data context 6 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 791 Show data context 45 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 640 Show data context 71 Show data context
P: Education 352 Show data context 515 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 110 Show data context 133 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 384 Show data context 456 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,021 Show data context 4,670 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 8,717 Show data context 1,452 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 27,595 Show data context 919 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 17,866 Show data context 14,172 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 275 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 222 Show data context 21 Show data context
F: Construction 7,317 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,704 Show data context 2,361 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,818 Show data context 322 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 748 Show data context 308 Show data context
J: Information and communication 113 Show data context 63 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 652 Show data context 22 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 70 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 757 Show data context 32 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,673 Show data context 899 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 949 Show data context 21 Show data context
P: Education 489 Show data context 1,085 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 281 Show data context 523 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,044 Show data context 1,140 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,083 Show data context 5,666 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 7,670 Show data context 1,102 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 27,668 Show data context 617 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 19,209 Show data context 10,584 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 658 Show data context 73 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 469 Show data context 23 Show data context
F: Construction 4,580 Show data context 142 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 8,963 Show data context 5,445 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,415 Show data context 913 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,043 Show data context 1,293 Show data context
J: Information and communication 31 Show data context 13 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,004 Show data context 195 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 500 Show data context 25 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 661 Show data context 399 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,734 Show data context 359 Show data context
P: Education 789 Show data context 1,996 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 600 Show data context 962 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,526 Show data context 997 Show data context
T: Activities of households 971 Show data context 6,394 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 6,810 Show data context 925 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 24,068 Show data context 441 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 27,513 Show data context 10,414 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,033 Show data context 160 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 87 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 7,959 Show data context 320 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 7,895 Show data context 6,733 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,530 Show data context 1,520 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,150 Show data context 2,491 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 833 Show data context 295 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 507 Show data context 453 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 8,812 Show data context 1,564 Show data context
P: Education 1,004 Show data context 1,893 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 646 Show data context 1,548 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,896 Show data context 1,457 Show data context
T: Activities of households 349 Show data context 1,952 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 3,750 Show data context 942 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 8,045 Show data context 150 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 25,591 Show data context 13,123 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,247 Show data context 280 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 160 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 10,097 Show data context 410 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 8,000 Show data context 10,085 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,548 Show data context 1,130 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 982 Show data context 2,701 Show data context
J: Information and communication 290 Show data context 320 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 980 Show data context 910 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 50 Show data context 70 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,209 Show data context 780 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 70 Show data context 50 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 10,715 Show data context 4,417 Show data context
P: Education 2,708 Show data context 5,008 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,240 Show data context 3,831 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,010 Show data context 1,310 Show data context
T: Activities of households 91 Show data context 1,101 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 30 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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Fife District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th January 2022