Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 22,775 Show data context 386 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 13,087 Show data context 4,378 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 17 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 3,285 Show data context 13 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,486 Show data context 254 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 856 Show data context 30 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 642 Show data context 154 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 27 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 33 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 142 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,007 Show data context 15 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 914 Show data context 8 Show data context
P: Education 230 Show data context 331 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 180 Show data context 171 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 400 Show data context 264 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,250 Show data context 7,456 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 22,753 Show data context 2,956 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 224 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 16,995 Show data context 15,004 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 40 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 33 Show data context 7 Show data context
F: Construction 4,112 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,758 Show data context 916 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,538 Show data context 99 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 815 Show data context 863 Show data context
J: Information and communication 45 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 37 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 332 Show data context 356 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 288 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 234 Show data context 26 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,026 Show data context 25 Show data context
P: Education 232 Show data context 766 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 175 Show data context 339 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 633 Show data context 1,398 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,028 Show data context 5,051 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 16,599 Show data context 288 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,495 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 22,710 Show data context 13,024 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 85 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 24 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 6,311 Show data context 25 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,007 Show data context 725 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,501 Show data context 53 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 762 Show data context 332 Show data context
J: Information and communication 82 Show data context 28 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 144 Show data context 6 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 76 Show data context 2 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 359 Show data context 10 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 777 Show data context 22 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,211 Show data context 85 Show data context
P: Education 392 Show data context 1,130 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 200 Show data context 448 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 547 Show data context 1,898 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,575 Show data context 9,158 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 17,417 Show data context 538 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,818 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 43,874 Show data context 22,700 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 539 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 110 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 6,963 Show data context 6 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,915 Show data context 2,353 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,987 Show data context 146 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,164 Show data context 1,120 Show data context
J: Information and communication 244 Show data context 118 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 657 Show data context 9 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 386 Show data context 21 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2,208 Show data context 813 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,065 Show data context 362 Show data context
P: Education 679 Show data context 1,745 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 410 Show data context 871 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,621 Show data context 2,621 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,587 Show data context 9,314 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 11,659 Show data context 316 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,631 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 42,698 Show data context 24,545 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,503 Show data context 54 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 208 Show data context 37 Show data context
F: Construction 6,055 Show data context 68 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 10,847 Show data context 3,924 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,664 Show data context 439 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,308 Show data context 1,049 Show data context
J: Information and communication 21 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 958 Show data context 165 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 243 Show data context 24 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 589 Show data context 198 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 5 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,144 Show data context 221 Show data context
P: Education 858 Show data context 1,717 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 871 Show data context 1,348 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,977 Show data context 1,006 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,490 Show data context 7,683 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 11,102 Show data context 880 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,552 Show data context 16 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 51,956 Show data context 28,178 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,249 Show data context 185 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 204 Show data context 11 Show data context
F: Construction 9,873 Show data context 186 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 11,615 Show data context 6,874 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,170 Show data context 1,033 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,487 Show data context 2,775 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,371 Show data context 494 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 754 Show data context 438 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,869 Show data context 985 Show data context
P: Education 1,356 Show data context 2,057 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,316 Show data context 2,692 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,353 Show data context 1,574 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,075 Show data context 2,658 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 4,980 Show data context 525 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 301 Show data context 12 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 59,286 Show data context 21,661 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,715 Show data context 275 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 321 Show data context 27 Show data context
F: Construction 14,058 Show data context 423 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 16,282 Show data context 9,489 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,116 Show data context 1,086 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,606 Show data context 2,096 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,569 Show data context 780 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,914 Show data context 2,486 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 241 Show data context 194 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,501 Show data context 842 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 470 Show data context 478 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,296 Show data context 3,123 Show data context
P: Education 2,815 Show data context 4,491 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,085 Show data context 4,158 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,865 Show data context 1,562 Show data context
T: Activities of households 393 Show data context 1,075 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 647 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: 17th October 2021