Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 5,292 Show data context 336 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,759 Show data context 83 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,766 Show data context 404 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 1,115 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 494 Show data context 80 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 408 Show data context 15 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 227 Show data context 85 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 63 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 278 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 191 Show data context 2 Show data context
P: Education 45 Show data context 60 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 52 Show data context 20 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 118 Show data context 84 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,039 Show data context 2,908 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 5,745 Show data context 1,539 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,892 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,593 Show data context 1,445 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,634 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 924 Show data context 316 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 708 Show data context 82 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 327 Show data context 355 Show data context
J: Information and communication 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 140 Show data context 183 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 137 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 83 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 205 Show data context 5 Show data context
P: Education 63 Show data context 203 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 56 Show data context 70 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 219 Show data context 462 Show data context
T: Activities of households 209 Show data context 1,895 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 4,114 Show data context 194 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,356 Show data context 22 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,889 Show data context 923 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,523 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 725 Show data context 244 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 868 Show data context 10 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 215 Show data context 160 Show data context
J: Information and communication 13 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 47 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 32 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 134 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 128 Show data context 5 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 256 Show data context 27 Show data context
P: Education 103 Show data context 265 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 55 Show data context 86 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 169 Show data context 542 Show data context
T: Activities of households 525 Show data context 2,792 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3,960 Show data context 519 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 4,699 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,761 Show data context 523 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 46 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,272 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 709 Show data context 271 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,236 Show data context 7 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 176 Show data context 175 Show data context
J: Information and communication 13 Show data context 11 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 117 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 64 Show data context 4 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 169 Show data context 20 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 185 Show data context 83 Show data context
P: Education 93 Show data context 281 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 63 Show data context 125 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 212 Show data context 282 Show data context
T: Activities of households 634 Show data context 1,719 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 4,150 Show data context 270 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 719 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,677 Show data context 294 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 117 Show data context 3 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 702 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,590 Show data context 600 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,286 Show data context 134 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 455 Show data context 313 Show data context
J: Information and communication 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 201 Show data context 13 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 30 Show data context 3 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 107 Show data context 34 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 860 Show data context 69 Show data context
P: Education 251 Show data context 485 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 149 Show data context 244 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 375 Show data context 174 Show data context
T: Activities of households 604 Show data context 2,017 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3,725 Show data context 375 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 338 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,426 Show data context 1,378 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 236 Show data context 31 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 18 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 1,614 Show data context 36 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,366 Show data context 899 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,431 Show data context 237 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 298 Show data context 699 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 177 Show data context 32 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 79 Show data context 50 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,173 Show data context 144 Show data context
P: Education 257 Show data context 474 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 441 Show data context 580 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 296 Show data context 233 Show data context
T: Activities of households 225 Show data context 548 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 629 Show data context 53 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,996 Show data context 18 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,954 Show data context 1,265 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 169 Show data context 21 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 68 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,548 Show data context 25 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,326 Show data context 669 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 899 Show data context 55 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 199 Show data context 225 Show data context
J: Information and communication 77 Show data context 23 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 138 Show data context 75 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 20 Show data context 4 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 78 Show data context 33 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 16 Show data context 10 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 986 Show data context 298 Show data context
P: Education 389 Show data context 505 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 275 Show data context 337 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 163 Show data context 118 Show data context
T: Activities of households 20 Show data context 53 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 7 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, Monmouthshire District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th October 2021