Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,521 Show data context 45 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,804 Show data context 322 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 751 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 760 Show data context 106 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 596 Show data context 5 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 187 Show data context 26 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 55 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 323 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,222 Show data context 4 Show data context
P: Education 63 Show data context 123 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 95 Show data context 48 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 100 Show data context 124 Show data context
T: Activities of households 510 Show data context 2,088 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,216 Show data context 169 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 41 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,231 Show data context 1,482 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,100 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 877 Show data context 256 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,081 Show data context 5 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 320 Show data context 297 Show data context
J: Information and communication 14 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 31 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 81 Show data context 76 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 72 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 117 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 7,554 Show data context 7 Show data context
P: Education 52 Show data context 206 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 52 Show data context 112 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 155 Show data context 525 Show data context
T: Activities of households 138 Show data context 1,366 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,014 Show data context 94 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 183 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,018 Show data context 1,970 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 58 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,702 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,177 Show data context 319 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,115 Show data context 16 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 365 Show data context 135 Show data context
J: Information and communication 20 Show data context 3 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 85 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 148 Show data context 3 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 237 Show data context 16 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,468 Show data context 33 Show data context
P: Education 117 Show data context 340 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 74 Show data context 134 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 149 Show data context 643 Show data context
T: Activities of households 216 Show data context 2,643 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 3 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3,688 Show data context 162 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 187 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 11,778 Show data context 2,756 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 347 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 71 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 3,718 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,090 Show data context 1,307 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,538 Show data context 43 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 817 Show data context 974 Show data context
J: Information and communication 161 Show data context 114 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 500 Show data context 13 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 323 Show data context 23 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 952 Show data context 343 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 12,201 Show data context 150 Show data context
P: Education 362 Show data context 779 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 263 Show data context 660 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,105 Show data context 1,951 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,119 Show data context 5,815 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 2,063 Show data context 208 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 76 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 15,826 Show data context 1,753 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 683 Show data context 24 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 162 Show data context 8 Show data context
F: Construction 2,718 Show data context 22 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,272 Show data context 2,649 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,472 Show data context 270 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 456 Show data context 728 Show data context
J: Information and communication 58 Show data context 19 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 512 Show data context 107 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 114 Show data context 28 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 248 Show data context 101 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1 Show data context 3 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 12,523 Show data context 366 Show data context
P: Education 392 Show data context 747 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 278 Show data context 491 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 684 Show data context 720 Show data context
T: Activities of households 527 Show data context 3,086 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,493 Show data context 335 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 20 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 18,997 Show data context 4,068 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,159 Show data context 146 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 160 Show data context 8 Show data context
F: Construction 4,098 Show data context 90 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,187 Show data context 3,905 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,835 Show data context 380 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 674 Show data context 1,687 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 552 Show data context 269 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 240 Show data context 168 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 18,163 Show data context 1,116 Show data context
P: Education 587 Show data context 910 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 372 Show data context 937 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 947 Show data context 965 Show data context
T: Activities of households 93 Show data context 883 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 763 Show data context 215 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 163 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 22,188 Show data context 6,115 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 835 Show data context 314 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 165 Show data context 22 Show data context
F: Construction 5,533 Show data context 260 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,630 Show data context 5,224 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,089 Show data context 678 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 584 Show data context 1,024 Show data context
J: Information and communication 972 Show data context 483 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 696 Show data context 622 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 158 Show data context 190 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 652 Show data context 437 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 139 Show data context 273 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 7,900 Show data context 2,121 Show data context
P: Education 1,549 Show data context 3,153 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 917 Show data context 1,938 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 790 Show data context 1,248 Show data context
T: Activities of households 66 Show data context 450 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 11 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: 22nd September 2020