Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 7,424 Show data context 275 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,029 Show data context 506 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 0 Show data context
F: Construction 804 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 560 Show data context 71 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 457 Show data context 6 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 138 Show data context 33 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 58 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 381 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 174 Show data context 3 Show data context
P: Education 58 Show data context 116 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 52 Show data context 48 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 110 Show data context 96 Show data context
T: Activities of households 718 Show data context 2,201 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 8,505 Show data context 776 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,308 Show data context 5,419 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,172 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 802 Show data context 259 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 348 Show data context 12 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 235 Show data context 238 Show data context
J: Information and communication 8 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 81 Show data context 106 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 72 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 69 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 120 Show data context 6 Show data context
P: Education 60 Show data context 230 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 41 Show data context 82 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 171 Show data context 475 Show data context
T: Activities of households 337 Show data context 1,579 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 6,734 Show data context 88 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,514 Show data context 4,315 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,059 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 635 Show data context 151 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 437 Show data context 6 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 176 Show data context 70 Show data context
J: Information and communication 9 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 76 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 102 Show data context 6 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 167 Show data context 30 Show data context
P: Education 67 Show data context 315 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 24 Show data context 69 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 130 Show data context 422 Show data context
T: Activities of households 333 Show data context 2,162 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 5,644 Show data context 134 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 50 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,722 Show data context 1,051 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 125 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,376 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,240 Show data context 352 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,018 Show data context 18 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 269 Show data context 250 Show data context
J: Information and communication 43 Show data context 21 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 184 Show data context 8 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 113 Show data context 10 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 463 Show data context 104 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 994 Show data context 115 Show data context
P: Education 115 Show data context 317 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 83 Show data context 205 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 348 Show data context 509 Show data context
T: Activities of households 783 Show data context 2,448 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 4,962 Show data context 121 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 41 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,727 Show data context 2,111 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 174 Show data context 9 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 53 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,363 Show data context 8 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,891 Show data context 566 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 775 Show data context 71 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 321 Show data context 294 Show data context
J: Information and communication 15 Show data context 6 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 183 Show data context 31 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 30 Show data context 3 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 164 Show data context 40 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 609 Show data context 57 Show data context
P: Education 138 Show data context 317 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 135 Show data context 258 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 332 Show data context 275 Show data context
T: Activities of households 668 Show data context 1,768 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 4,961 Show data context 371 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 58 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,845 Show data context 2,250 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 278 Show data context 33 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,839 Show data context 24 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,053 Show data context 1,059 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 946 Show data context 176 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 294 Show data context 552 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 157 Show data context 44 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 150 Show data context 89 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,142 Show data context 149 Show data context
P: Education 194 Show data context 367 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 385 Show data context 545 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 352 Show data context 314 Show data context
T: Activities of households 298 Show data context 748 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 1,893 Show data context 202 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 81 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,896 Show data context 1,127 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 262 Show data context 18 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 76 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 2,628 Show data context 86 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,427 Show data context 910 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,284 Show data context 117 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 311 Show data context 212 Show data context
J: Information and communication 242 Show data context 92 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 196 Show data context 77 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 67 Show data context 37 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 421 Show data context 114 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 45 Show data context 39 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 941 Show data context 335 Show data context
P: Education 385 Show data context 596 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 285 Show data context 420 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 310 Show data context 235 Show data context
T: Activities of households 120 Show data context 241 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 68 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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Braintree 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