Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,977 Show data context 73 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 955 Show data context 157 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 436 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 218 Show data context 38 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 180 Show data context 2 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 65 Show data context 17 Show data context
J: Information and communication 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 153 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 88 Show data context 1 Show data context
P: Education 29 Show data context 49 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 26 Show data context 18 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 43 Show data context 58 Show data context
T: Activities of households 338 Show data context 1,125 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3,402 Show data context 478 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 18 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,635 Show data context 1,310 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,652 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 861 Show data context 308 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,330 Show data context 25 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 312 Show data context 424 Show data context
J: Information and communication 22 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 135 Show data context 224 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 142 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 105 Show data context 16 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,205 Show data context 5 Show data context
P: Education 72 Show data context 265 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 77 Show data context 109 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 232 Show data context 801 Show data context
T: Activities of households 491 Show data context 2,506 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,986 Show data context 96 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 59 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,426 Show data context 1,436 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 2,369 Show data context 11 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,375 Show data context 277 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,066 Show data context 17 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 436 Show data context 488 Show data context
J: Information and communication 43 Show data context 13 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 67 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 43 Show data context 2 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 269 Show data context 21 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 270 Show data context 14 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,585 Show data context 38 Show data context
P: Education 175 Show data context 471 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 96 Show data context 126 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 228 Show data context 979 Show data context
T: Activities of households 745 Show data context 4,980 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3,912 Show data context 211 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 82 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,363 Show data context 2,100 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 172 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 2,954 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,819 Show data context 1,034 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,545 Show data context 55 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 581 Show data context 1,394 Show data context
J: Information and communication 88 Show data context 133 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 247 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 198 Show data context 16 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 399 Show data context 214 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,171 Show data context 140 Show data context
P: Education 252 Show data context 684 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 190 Show data context 726 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 976 Show data context 2,248 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,276 Show data context 5,775 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 3,039 Show data context 136 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 79 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,580 Show data context 839 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 482 Show data context 18 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 44 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 2,775 Show data context 19 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,836 Show data context 1,801 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,617 Show data context 222 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 947 Show data context 1,835 Show data context
J: Information and communication 17 Show data context 3 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 362 Show data context 51 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 121 Show data context 14 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 295 Show data context 83 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,405 Show data context 117 Show data context
P: Education 256 Show data context 663 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 298 Show data context 516 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 726 Show data context 641 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,394 Show data context 4,011 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 2,662 Show data context 323 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,866 Show data context 898 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 807 Show data context 87 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 65 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 3,214 Show data context 65 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,426 Show data context 2,353 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,524 Show data context 350 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,291 Show data context 1,847 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 370 Show data context 107 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 254 Show data context 186 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,006 Show data context 304 Show data context
P: Education 327 Show data context 572 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 519 Show data context 871 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 870 Show data context 769 Show data context
T: Activities of households 503 Show data context 1,237 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 1,240 Show data context 168 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 50 Show data context 11 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,330 Show data context 1,202 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 620 Show data context 39 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 3,350 Show data context 51 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,620 Show data context 1,887 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,170 Show data context 152 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,400 Show data context 972 Show data context
J: Information and communication 380 Show data context 152 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 280 Show data context 174 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 120 Show data context 51 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 400 Show data context 225 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 60 Show data context 17 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,580 Show data context 455 Show data context
P: Education 650 Show data context 865 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 520 Show data context 792 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 520 Show data context 477 Show data context
T: Activities of households 280 Show data context 348 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 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, the Isle of Wight UA through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th September 2020