Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 443 Show data context 26 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 23,683 Show data context 8,654 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 48 Show data context 2 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 70 Show data context 10 Show data context
F: Construction 4,415 Show data context 26 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,553 Show data context 1,036 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,578 Show data context 22 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 713 Show data context 278 Show data context
J: Information and communication 10 Show data context 5 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 130 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 71 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 415 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3,182 Show data context 46 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,530 Show data context 26 Show data context
P: Education 267 Show data context 521 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 306 Show data context 518 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 653 Show data context 1,488 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,607 Show data context 8,648 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,028 Show data context 98 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 95 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 50,182 Show data context 30,636 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 399 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 245 Show data context 33 Show data context
F: Construction 9,340 Show data context 20 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 10,706 Show data context 2,762 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 25,238 Show data context 95 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,822 Show data context 1,594 Show data context
J: Information and communication 421 Show data context 255 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 334 Show data context 5 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 458 Show data context 490 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 889 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2,418 Show data context 42 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,124 Show data context 53 Show data context
P: Education 309 Show data context 1,077 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 412 Show data context 1,240 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,160 Show data context 4,682 Show data context
T: Activities of households 298 Show data context 9,965 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 78 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,481 Show data context 130 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 163 Show data context 38 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 63,378 Show data context 37,593 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 672 Show data context 2 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 338 Show data context 33 Show data context
F: Construction 12,884 Show data context 80 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 13,117 Show data context 3,112 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 31,655 Show data context 257 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 4,583 Show data context 1,416 Show data context
J: Information and communication 373 Show data context 85 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 674 Show data context 29 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 144 Show data context 2 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,060 Show data context 50 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 6,972 Show data context 222 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,410 Show data context 182 Show data context
P: Education 730 Show data context 1,459 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 504 Show data context 1,175 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,401 Show data context 6,954 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,011 Show data context 14,238 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 262 Show data context 3 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 191 Show data context 19 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 76,567 Show data context 53,528 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,267 Show data context 3 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 667 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 9,035 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 19,622 Show data context 6,024 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 40,657 Show data context 716 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 4,982 Show data context 3,351 Show data context
J: Information and communication 876 Show data context 567 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,055 Show data context 54 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 536 Show data context 77 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 5,858 Show data context 1,939 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,296 Show data context 992 Show data context
P: Education 632 Show data context 827 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 697 Show data context 2,020 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,637 Show data context 8,123 Show data context
T: Activities of households 261 Show data context 6,887 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 80 Show data context 5 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 32 Show data context 7 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 60,931 Show data context 50,195 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,105 Show data context 50 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 615 Show data context 261 Show data context
F: Construction 6,334 Show data context 58 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 25,887 Show data context 10,183 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 25,574 Show data context 962 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 4,013 Show data context 4,299 Show data context
J: Information and communication 571 Show data context 162 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,335 Show data context 764 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 599 Show data context 549 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 914 Show data context 452 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1 Show data context 11 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,354 Show data context 636 Show data context
P: Education 528 Show data context 995 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,116 Show data context 3,449 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,369 Show data context 2,644 Show data context
T: Activities of households 184 Show data context 4,170 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 4 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 56 Show data context 9 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 30 Show data context 9 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 55,505 Show data context 33,316 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3,211 Show data context 128 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 98 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 10,250 Show data context 232 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 23,429 Show data context 8,423 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 26,862 Show data context 2,247 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,193 Show data context 4,519 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 5,696 Show data context 3,102 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,010 Show data context 921 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,450 Show data context 1,089 Show data context
P: Education 1,038 Show data context 1,492 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,831 Show data context 4,291 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,586 Show data context 1,978 Show data context
T: Activities of households 41 Show data context 633 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 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 70 Show data context 10 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 27,990 Show data context 15,660 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,430 Show data context 110 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 190 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 6,000 Show data context 230 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 12,620 Show data context 4,960 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 12,840 Show data context 1,670 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,160 Show data context 1,000 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,540 Show data context 440 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,770 Show data context 1,880 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 240 Show data context 100 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 550 Show data context 230 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 250 Show data context 510 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,280 Show data context 2,120 Show data context
P: Education 2,020 Show data context 3,240 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,990 Show data context 4,950 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,280 Show data context 910 Show data context
T: Activities of households 20 Show data context 100 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 10 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, Tower Hamlets District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th September 2020