Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 15,925 Show data context 303 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 43 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,717 Show data context 755 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 2,231 Show data context 10 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,356 Show data context 136 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,062 Show data context 13 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 303 Show data context 101 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 38 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 119 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 709 Show data context 6 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 664 Show data context 4 Show data context
P: Education 146 Show data context 251 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 142 Show data context 103 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 239 Show data context 264 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,492 Show data context 6,343 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 15,484 Show data context 2,064 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 79 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,332 Show data context 2,132 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 42 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 20 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 3,227 Show data context 11 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,911 Show data context 495 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,321 Show data context 50 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 691 Show data context 709 Show data context
J: Information and communication 24 Show data context 3 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 315 Show data context 344 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 309 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 288 Show data context 12 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 964 Show data context 23 Show data context
P: Education 171 Show data context 594 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 168 Show data context 390 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 462 Show data context 1,114 Show data context
T: Activities of households 802 Show data context 5,910 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 15,020 Show data context 230 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 189 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,022 Show data context 2,723 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 126 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 31 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 7,021 Show data context 27 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,710 Show data context 735 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,516 Show data context 30 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 937 Show data context 1,081 Show data context
J: Information and communication 122 Show data context 46 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 161 Show data context 4 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 120 Show data context 2 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 585 Show data context 32 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 579 Show data context 52 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,431 Show data context 60 Show data context
P: Education 376 Show data context 1,288 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 266 Show data context 478 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 649 Show data context 2,152 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,887 Show data context 13,207 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 15,867 Show data context 545 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 233 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,486 Show data context 5,187 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 653 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 182 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 9,087 Show data context 5 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 9,263 Show data context 2,466 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,365 Show data context 100 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,794 Show data context 3,251 Show data context
J: Information and communication 332 Show data context 284 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 810 Show data context 12 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 878 Show data context 89 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,181 Show data context 747 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,620 Show data context 393 Show data context
P: Education 836 Show data context 2,353 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 748 Show data context 2,492 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,509 Show data context 7,787 Show data context
T: Activities of households 5,706 Show data context 21,383 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 12,356 Show data context 573 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 361 Show data context 6 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,583 Show data context 2,349 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,307 Show data context 32 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 422 Show data context 16 Show data context
F: Construction 10,127 Show data context 106 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 13,151 Show data context 5,874 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,069 Show data context 631 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,867 Show data context 5,398 Show data context
J: Information and communication 73 Show data context 12 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,401 Show data context 190 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 538 Show data context 88 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,176 Show data context 335 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 4 Show data context 27 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,351 Show data context 389 Show data context
P: Education 1,313 Show data context 3,162 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,220 Show data context 2,703 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,913 Show data context 3,502 Show data context
T: Activities of households 6,748 Show data context 17,717 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 12,343 Show data context 1,425 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 483 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,027 Show data context 2,434 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,925 Show data context 158 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 371 Show data context 18 Show data context
F: Construction 11,193 Show data context 251 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 12,321 Show data context 7,413 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,064 Show data context 829 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,419 Show data context 5,645 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,558 Show data context 588 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,167 Show data context 726 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 7,839 Show data context 1,472 Show data context
P: Education 1,578 Show data context 3,148 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,113 Show data context 3,930 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,827 Show data context 3,256 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,057 Show data context 6,963 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 5,374 Show data context 793 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 96 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 15,891 Show data context 5,900 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,922 Show data context 233 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 432 Show data context 29 Show data context
F: Construction 12,872 Show data context 540 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 14,377 Show data context 9,675 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,249 Show data context 992 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,238 Show data context 3,280 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,285 Show data context 614 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,855 Show data context 1,442 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 643 Show data context 367 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,767 Show data context 1,200 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 257 Show data context 274 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,573 Show data context 4,059 Show data context
P: Education 3,593 Show data context 5,344 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 3,123 Show data context 6,415 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,982 Show data context 2,246 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,147 Show data context 2,889 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 14 Show data context 5 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: 08th July 2020