Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 47,391 Show data context 1,195 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 31 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 15,318 Show data context 2,613 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 17 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 5,329 Show data context 16 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,882 Show data context 470 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,982 Show data context 19 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,093 Show data context 277 Show data context
J: Information and communication 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 32 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 85 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 391 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,647 Show data context 15 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 440 Show data context 15 Show data context
P: Education 405 Show data context 678 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 330 Show data context 403 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 643 Show data context 295 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,417 Show data context 18,352 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 50,317 Show data context 10,452 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 126 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 16,143 Show data context 6,870 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 76 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 71 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 6,126 Show data context 12 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,275 Show data context 1,483 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,260 Show data context 66 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,485 Show data context 1,545 Show data context
J: Information and communication 67 Show data context 12 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 55 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 728 Show data context 715 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 641 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 548 Show data context 7 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 837 Show data context 42 Show data context
P: Education 459 Show data context 1,300 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 315 Show data context 781 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,042 Show data context 1,552 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,128 Show data context 11,081 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 42,577 Show data context 1,189 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 278 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 17,829 Show data context 6,023 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 108 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 47 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 8,410 Show data context 36 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,499 Show data context 1,008 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,446 Show data context 42 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,111 Show data context 537 Show data context
J: Information and communication 124 Show data context 22 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 269 Show data context 4 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 141 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 788 Show data context 17 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,017 Show data context 29 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,201 Show data context 68 Show data context
P: Education 610 Show data context 1,803 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 277 Show data context 675 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 992 Show data context 2,339 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,795 Show data context 18,777 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 48,745 Show data context 2,516 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,485 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 31,028 Show data context 6,650 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 435 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 128 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 9,911 Show data context 13 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 9,792 Show data context 3,215 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 11,738 Show data context 106 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,425 Show data context 1,922 Show data context
J: Information and communication 238 Show data context 166 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 818 Show data context 20 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 824 Show data context 108 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,807 Show data context 388 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,829 Show data context 299 Show data context
P: Education 557 Show data context 1,612 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 728 Show data context 1,892 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,763 Show data context 2,970 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,208 Show data context 15,543 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 45,135 Show data context 3,094 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 810 Show data context 6 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 24,441 Show data context 4,254 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 738 Show data context 21 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 135 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 5,962 Show data context 45 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 14,396 Show data context 5,480 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 9,752 Show data context 613 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,823 Show data context 2,655 Show data context
J: Information and communication 21 Show data context 11 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,137 Show data context 177 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 304 Show data context 38 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 824 Show data context 171 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2 Show data context 9 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 9,680 Show data context 393 Show data context
P: Education 967 Show data context 2,329 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 830 Show data context 1,487 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,545 Show data context 1,323 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,661 Show data context 13,521 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 43,915 Show data context 5,740 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,005 Show data context 34 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 31,556 Show data context 8,207 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,983 Show data context 210 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 225 Show data context 6 Show data context
F: Construction 11,901 Show data context 200 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 15,832 Show data context 9,064 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 11,027 Show data context 1,813 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,492 Show data context 4,712 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,335 Show data context 512 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 918 Show data context 441 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 24,341 Show data context 2,347 Show data context
P: Education 1,446 Show data context 2,516 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,454 Show data context 2,878 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,638 Show data context 1,921 Show data context
T: Activities of households 925 Show data context 4,495 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 20,938 Show data context 2,750 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 699 Show data context 27 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 36,394 Show data context 7,156 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,782 Show data context 281 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 405 Show data context 63 Show data context
F: Construction 13,463 Show data context 443 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 19,338 Show data context 8,853 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 9,480 Show data context 1,032 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,170 Show data context 2,450 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,267 Show data context 530 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,651 Show data context 1,168 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 245 Show data context 77 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,227 Show data context 624 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 261 Show data context 397 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 17,157 Show data context 3,508 Show data context
P: Education 3,166 Show data context 4,223 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,134 Show data context 3,799 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,723 Show data context 1,637 Show data context
T: Activities of households 354 Show data context 1,538 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 38 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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Date accessed: 27th October 2021