Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 6,680 Show data context 171 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 68 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,137 Show data context 394 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 674 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 454 Show data context 51 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 213 Show data context 2 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 136 Show data context 34 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 42 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 188 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 52 Show data context 2 Show data context
P: Education 52 Show data context 83 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 38 Show data context 46 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 76 Show data context 25 Show data context
T: Activities of households 588 Show data context 2,365 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 6,919 Show data context 1,687 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 64 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,263 Show data context 934 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 818 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 673 Show data context 188 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 710 Show data context 14 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 137 Show data context 150 Show data context
J: Information and communication 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 108 Show data context 106 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 98 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 73 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 107 Show data context 4 Show data context
P: Education 66 Show data context 183 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 36 Show data context 80 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 141 Show data context 135 Show data context
T: Activities of households 87 Show data context 1,195 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 6,342 Show data context 415 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 531 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,690 Show data context 787 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 959 Show data context 5 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 743 Show data context 126 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 719 Show data context 4 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 112 Show data context 41 Show data context
J: Information and communication 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 116 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 123 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 132 Show data context 17 Show data context
P: Education 81 Show data context 213 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 29 Show data context 59 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 88 Show data context 172 Show data context
T: Activities of households 324 Show data context 2,393 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 8,829 Show data context 453 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 566 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,280 Show data context 868 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 70 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 2,034 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,801 Show data context 498 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,225 Show data context 16 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 243 Show data context 387 Show data context
J: Information and communication 41 Show data context 27 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 138 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 202 Show data context 51 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 305 Show data context 49 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 149 Show data context 10 Show data context
P: Education 25 Show data context -18 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 200 Show data context 552 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 262 Show data context 464 Show data context
T: Activities of households 578 Show data context 2,654 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 6,319 Show data context 583 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,201 Show data context 7 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 10,416 Show data context 813 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 109 Show data context 3 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 39 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,493 Show data context 9 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,589 Show data context 1,001 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,690 Show data context 156 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 267 Show data context 484 Show data context
J: Information and communication 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 180 Show data context 21 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 57 Show data context 8 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 132 Show data context 27 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 980 Show data context 51 Show data context
P: Education 155 Show data context 509 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 95 Show data context 214 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 394 Show data context 208 Show data context
T: Activities of households 366 Show data context 1,963 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 5,688 Show data context 699 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,235 Show data context 12 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 19,446 Show data context 2,387 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 308 Show data context 28 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 33 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 3,990 Show data context 61 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,072 Show data context 2,351 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,500 Show data context 474 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 416 Show data context 1,049 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 332 Show data context 92 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 153 Show data context 102 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,832 Show data context 233 Show data context
P: Education 322 Show data context 574 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 227 Show data context 531 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 520 Show data context 409 Show data context
T: Activities of households 82 Show data context 755 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 3,078 Show data context 209 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 554 Show data context 23 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 24,616 Show data context 3,688 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 438 Show data context 61 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 78 Show data context 11 Show data context
F: Construction 6,536 Show data context 343 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,073 Show data context 3,231 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,135 Show data context 391 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 675 Show data context 986 Show data context
J: Information and communication 95 Show data context 71 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 429 Show data context 355 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 36 Show data context 59 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 364 Show data context 216 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 69 Show data context 57 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,235 Show data context 935 Show data context
P: Education 881 Show data context 1,751 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 320 Show data context 1,032 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 540 Show data context 573 Show data context
T: Activities of households 65 Show data context 347 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 10 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, North Lincolnshire UA through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 13th July 2020