Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 127,018 Show data context 3,746 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 8,960 Show data context 51 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 111,410 Show data context 39,158 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 50 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 129 Show data context 32 Show data context
F: Construction 20,315 Show data context 71 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 15,887 Show data context 1,996 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,155 Show data context 135 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 4,444 Show data context 1,075 Show data context
J: Information and communication 19 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 190 Show data context 7 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 287 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,273 Show data context 3 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 6,878 Show data context 83 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,674 Show data context 42 Show data context
P: Education 1,549 Show data context 2,346 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,223 Show data context 1,022 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,416 Show data context 1,514 Show data context
T: Activities of households 18,983 Show data context 57,288 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 135,363 Show data context 29,026 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 20,656 Show data context 9 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 122,332 Show data context 85,437 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 442 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 306 Show data context 49 Show data context
F: Construction 29,811 Show data context 47 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 21,821 Show data context 6,684 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 12,774 Show data context 597 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 6,095 Show data context 6,392 Show data context
J: Information and communication 361 Show data context 83 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 354 Show data context 14 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 2,527 Show data context 2,685 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,304 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2,542 Show data context 143 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,569 Show data context 149 Show data context
P: Education 1,671 Show data context 4,812 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,190 Show data context 2,092 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,778 Show data context 7,872 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,862 Show data context 38,983 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 106,765 Show data context 3,157 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 44,015 Show data context 118 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 149,280 Show data context 98,732 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 952 Show data context 3 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 310 Show data context 13 Show data context
F: Construction 44,130 Show data context 178 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 25,673 Show data context 5,667 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 22,904 Show data context 538 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 5,854 Show data context 2,900 Show data context
J: Information and communication 735 Show data context 164 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,430 Show data context 32 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 685 Show data context 6 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 3,446 Show data context 77 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 8,023 Show data context 274 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,313 Show data context 424 Show data context
P: Education 2,895 Show data context 7,824 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,382 Show data context 2,647 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,304 Show data context 11,725 Show data context
T: Activities of households 10,899 Show data context 70,658 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 118,869 Show data context 7,041 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 118,762 Show data context 22 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 262,467 Show data context 163,057 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 4,469 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,258 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 56,015 Show data context 52 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 60,466 Show data context 20,373 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 74,538 Show data context 2,130 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 9,925 Show data context 10,117 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,914 Show data context 1,103 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 6,836 Show data context 125 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 3,915 Show data context 255 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 18,097 Show data context 5,661 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 12,383 Show data context 2,423 Show data context
P: Education 4,378 Show data context 11,944 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 3,100 Show data context 7,100 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 12,756 Show data context 19,491 Show data context
T: Activities of households 17,979 Show data context 70,468 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 97,605 Show data context 5,347 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 129,982 Show data context 406 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 273,305 Show data context 177,311 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 9,246 Show data context 211 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,778 Show data context 211 Show data context
F: Construction 47,331 Show data context 549 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 93,964 Show data context 37,669 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 68,743 Show data context 4,275 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 10,779 Show data context 12,673 Show data context
J: Information and communication 287 Show data context 91 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 9,118 Show data context 1,582 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,968 Show data context 327 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 5,876 Show data context 1,691 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 8 Show data context 72 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 38,287 Show data context 2,449 Show data context
P: Education 7,121 Show data context 14,889 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 5,276 Show data context 9,913 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 15,727 Show data context 9,718 Show data context
T: Activities of households 16,172 Show data context 61,328 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 5 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 94,271 Show data context 10,424 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 116,937 Show data context 1,503 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 363,704 Show data context 208,246 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 15,389 Show data context 1,372 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,814 Show data context 54 Show data context
F: Construction 78,370 Show data context 2,027 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 101,683 Show data context 61,797 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 74,046 Show data context 10,898 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 12,494 Show data context 30,129 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 10,909 Show data context 4,337 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 6,799 Show data context 3,730 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 83,118 Show data context 13,976 Show data context
P: Education 12,265 Show data context 18,309 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 9,790 Show data context 20,486 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 19,088 Show data context 14,803 Show data context
T: Activities of households 5,545 Show data context 20,348 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 46,240 Show data context 5,436 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 75,384 Show data context 1,425 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 402,493 Show data context 157,965 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 18,928 Show data context 3,280 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2,595 Show data context 225 Show data context
F: Construction 96,960 Show data context 4,051 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 122,622 Show data context 75,582 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 65,148 Show data context 11,223 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 13,124 Show data context 17,907 Show data context
J: Information and communication 13,302 Show data context 5,589 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 12,966 Show data context 11,011 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,662 Show data context 1,013 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 13,263 Show data context 6,828 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3,001 Show data context 3,119 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 61,048 Show data context 24,036 Show data context
P: Education 28,141 Show data context 40,590 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 14,192 Show data context 29,811 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 14,053 Show data context 13,585 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,945 Show data context 7,379 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 715 Show data context 34 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: 20th October 2021