Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 8,867 Show data context 430 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 352 Show data context 8 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,268 Show data context 1,514 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 4 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 1,781 Show data context 8 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 551 Show data context 146 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 567 Show data context 9 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 190 Show data context 53 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 85 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 325 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 242 Show data context 6 Show data context
P: Education 90 Show data context 153 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 73 Show data context 74 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 110 Show data context 177 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,050 Show data context 3,951 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 5,830 Show data context 1,719 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,406 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,946 Show data context 1,324 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,153 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 438 Show data context 215 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 383 Show data context 19 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 158 Show data context 159 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 84 Show data context 74 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 74 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 70 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 245 Show data context 7 Show data context
P: Education 58 Show data context 138 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 28 Show data context 54 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 99 Show data context 153 Show data context
T: Activities of households 95 Show data context 1,101 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 4,468 Show data context 138 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 945 Show data context 23 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,571 Show data context 850 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,126 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 405 Show data context 193 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 332 Show data context 1 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 115 Show data context 59 Show data context
J: Information and communication 5 Show data context 8 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 24 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 67 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 77 Show data context 3 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 357 Show data context 13 Show data context
P: Education 75 Show data context 186 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 32 Show data context 45 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 99 Show data context 279 Show data context
T: Activities of households 178 Show data context 2,001 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 5,333 Show data context 637 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 296 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,497 Show data context 899 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,167 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 651 Show data context 307 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 843 Show data context 9 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 162 Show data context 246 Show data context
J: Information and communication 17 Show data context 17 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 79 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 62 Show data context 4 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 70 Show data context 27 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 788 Show data context 60 Show data context
P: Education 82 Show data context 241 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 67 Show data context 161 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 226 Show data context 494 Show data context
T: Activities of households 633 Show data context 2,210 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 4,135 Show data context 186 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 225 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,061 Show data context 151 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 53 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 837 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,082 Show data context 371 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,039 Show data context 67 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 321 Show data context 466 Show data context
J: Information and communication 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 111 Show data context 8 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 37 Show data context 3 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 98 Show data context 20 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 944 Show data context 29 Show data context
P: Education 94 Show data context 201 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 97 Show data context 138 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 225 Show data context 181 Show data context
T: Activities of households 658 Show data context 1,603 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 4,080 Show data context 495 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 389 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 844 Show data context 123 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 215 Show data context 16 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 42 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 951 Show data context 12 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,156 Show data context 631 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 821 Show data context 89 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 257 Show data context 392 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 178 Show data context 26 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 81 Show data context 48 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,287 Show data context 72 Show data context
P: Education 171 Show data context 237 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 70 Show data context 198 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 224 Show data context 218 Show data context
T: Activities of households 264 Show data context 725 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 1,809 Show data context 190 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 183 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,819 Show data context 323 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 152 Show data context 6 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 48 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,388 Show data context 36 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,532 Show data context 497 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 564 Show data context 26 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 383 Show data context 248 Show data context
J: Information and communication 55 Show data context 17 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 124 Show data context 48 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 89 Show data context 18 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 137 Show data context 60 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 14 Show data context 8 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 892 Show data context 138 Show data context
P: Education 270 Show data context 254 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 212 Show data context 203 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 192 Show data context 94 Show data context
T: Activities of households 89 Show data context 169 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, West Devon District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 28th September 2021