Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 18,101 Show data context 859 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 448 Show data context 18 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,501 Show data context 2,784 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 3,974 Show data context 14 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,854 Show data context 357 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,087 Show data context 12 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 412 Show data context 93 Show data context
J: Information and communication 44 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 27 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 48 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 172 Show data context 4 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 813 Show data context 10 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 741 Show data context 10 Show data context
P: Education 171 Show data context 332 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 157 Show data context 120 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 310 Show data context 421 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,101 Show data context 6,986 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 19,566 Show data context 4,053 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 654 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,131 Show data context 7,895 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 4,916 Show data context 12 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,706 Show data context 877 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,056 Show data context 86 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 724 Show data context 719 Show data context
J: Information and communication 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 24 Show data context 5 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 305 Show data context 367 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 317 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 255 Show data context 23 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,913 Show data context 23 Show data context
P: Education 177 Show data context 739 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 157 Show data context 270 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 582 Show data context 1,952 Show data context
T: Activities of households 835 Show data context 5,276 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 15,878 Show data context 843 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 911 Show data context 6 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,279 Show data context 6,820 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 49 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 16 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 5,146 Show data context 21 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,971 Show data context 779 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,160 Show data context 38 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 629 Show data context 389 Show data context
J: Information and communication 65 Show data context 18 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 150 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 83 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 373 Show data context 11 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 406 Show data context 32 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,219 Show data context 74 Show data context
P: Education 335 Show data context 1,106 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 152 Show data context 300 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 501 Show data context 2,061 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,599 Show data context 9,152 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 18,215 Show data context 1,063 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,376 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,050 Show data context 4,121 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 359 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 41 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 6,299 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,530 Show data context 1,502 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,636 Show data context 62 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 923 Show data context 1,114 Show data context
J: Information and communication 140 Show data context 117 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 425 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 348 Show data context 26 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 679 Show data context 238 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 8,633 Show data context 305 Show data context
P: Education 406 Show data context 1,360 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 306 Show data context 718 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,373 Show data context 2,628 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,462 Show data context 9,416 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 14,082 Show data context 666 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,629 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,350 Show data context 2,110 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 641 Show data context 12 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 161 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 6,033 Show data context 55 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 7,059 Show data context 2,969 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,582 Show data context 377 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,296 Show data context 1,941 Show data context
J: Information and communication 61 Show data context 6 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 619 Show data context 67 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 268 Show data context 31 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 524 Show data context 98 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1 Show data context 5 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 9,193 Show data context 182 Show data context
P: Education 715 Show data context 1,784 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 485 Show data context 941 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,343 Show data context 1,045 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,405 Show data context 8,705 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 13,357 Show data context 1,456 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 795 Show data context 8 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 11,036 Show data context 2,557 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,166 Show data context 74 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 284 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 7,831 Show data context 118 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 7,716 Show data context 4,434 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,301 Show data context 600 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,790 Show data context 3,070 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,036 Show data context 278 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 589 Show data context 337 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 19,250 Show data context 1,063 Show data context
P: Education 1,080 Show data context 1,763 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 889 Show data context 1,761 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,655 Show data context 1,259 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,536 Show data context 3,243 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 7,610 Show data context 780 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 512 Show data context 16 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 12,734 Show data context 2,078 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 725 Show data context 52 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 172 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 8,796 Show data context 205 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 9,731 Show data context 3,606 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,859 Show data context 281 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,758 Show data context 1,450 Show data context
J: Information and communication 560 Show data context 158 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 940 Show data context 330 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 574 Show data context 151 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 4,130 Show data context 685 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 80 Show data context 98 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 12,156 Show data context 1,758 Show data context
P: Education 2,181 Show data context 2,580 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,228 Show data context 1,581 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,062 Show data context 837 Show data context
T: Activities of households 654 Show data context 1,284 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 40 Show data context 1 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: 26th October 2021