Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 90,641 Show data context 6,629 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 24,342 Show data context 893 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 296,432 Show data context 164,149 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 170 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 526 Show data context 116 Show data context
F: Construction 46,212 Show data context 130 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 28,589 Show data context 6,598 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 30,391 Show data context 592 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 6,965 Show data context 3,323 Show data context
J: Information & communication 48 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 692 Show data context 102 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 742 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 2,444 Show data context 8 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 19,186 Show data context 145 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 7,555 Show data context 60 Show data context
P: Education 2,813 Show data context 3,092 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 2,117 Show data context 1,193 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,965 Show data context 5,249 Show data context
T: Activities of households 21,491 Show data context 92,375 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 115,418 Show data context 40,053 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 44,813 Show data context 21 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 333,644 Show data context 222,105 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,516 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 1,101 Show data context 215 Show data context
F: Construction 69,043 Show data context 105 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 48,168 Show data context 18,319 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 74,596 Show data context 1,360 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 12,889 Show data context 15,837 Show data context
J: Information & communication 1,249 Show data context 300 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 2,760 Show data context 226 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 5,174 Show data context 5,764 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 5,305 Show data context 8 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 16,165 Show data context 586 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 10,136 Show data context 294 Show data context
P: Education 3,267 Show data context 6,597 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 2,199 Show data context 2,568 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 7,096 Show data context 19,943 Show data context
T: Activities of households 6,169 Show data context 90,555 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 59 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 95,972 Show data context 6,544 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 80,037 Show data context 1,479 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 469,507 Show data context 371,753 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3,226 Show data context 15 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 1,477 Show data context 113 Show data context
F: Construction 112,120 Show data context 418 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 78,114 Show data context 24,281 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 122,077 Show data context 1,485 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 17,224 Show data context 12,954 Show data context
J: Information & communication 2,424 Show data context 499 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 7,764 Show data context 353 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 2,239 Show data context 13 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 10,598 Show data context 230 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 45,113 Show data context 1,470 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 19,747 Show data context 901 Show data context
P: Education 6,764 Show data context 16,040 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 3,857 Show data context 5,881 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 10,517 Show data context 30,822 Show data context
T: Activities of households 16,631 Show data context 189,763 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 100,877 Show data context 15,713 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 134,325 Show data context 3,008 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 785,638 Show data context 589,990 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 13,489 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 5,700 Show data context 64 Show data context
F: Construction 145,081 Show data context 121 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 173,406 Show data context 69,267 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 271,570 Show data context 5,437 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 28,322 Show data context 38,329 Show data context
J: Information & communication 6,659 Show data context 4,215 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 26,293 Show data context 1,025 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 11,950 Show data context 826 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 83,845 Show data context 15,616 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 38,610 Show data context 6,713 Show data context
P: Education 10,498 Show data context 30,619 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 8,086 Show data context 17,607 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 36,843 Show data context 64,157 Show data context
T: Activities of households 22,443 Show data context 157,159 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 & fishing 90,182 Show data context 7,529 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 99,287 Show data context 3,020 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 710,268 Show data context 492,461 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 26,492 Show data context 623 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 6,793 Show data context 1,591 Show data context
F: Construction 105,348 Show data context 1,618 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 270,391 Show data context 131,001 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 217,814 Show data context 12,622 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 29,054 Show data context 48,688 Show data context
J: Information & communication 1,810 Show data context 540 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 33,677 Show data context 8,976 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 5,817 Show data context 1,319 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 18,425 Show data context 5,829 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 34 Show data context 157 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 92,362 Show data context 8,825 Show data context
P: Education 16,056 Show data context 36,029 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 14,388 Show data context 28,913 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 46,643 Show data context 35,667 Show data context
T: Activities of households 18,726 Show data context 125,363 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 120 Show data context 42 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 75,770 Show data context 10,095 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 68,106 Show data context 2,813 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 908,558 Show data context 543,085 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 39,467 Show data context 3,817 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 4,497 Show data context 121 Show data context
F: Construction 173,200 Show data context 4,666 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 246,458 Show data context 173,423 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 237,737 Show data context 24,587 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 30,618 Show data context 90,378 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 33,394 Show data context 17,295 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 20,181 Show data context 11,160 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 144,927 Show data context 31,414 Show data context
P: Education 23,918 Show data context 40,972 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 24,809 Show data context 54,089 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 57,650 Show data context 57,724 Show data context
T: Activities of households 7,047 Show data context 38,845 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 & fishing 38,252 Show data context 5,232 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 21,645 Show data context 970 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 850,047 Show data context 308,665 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 32,796 Show data context 6,810 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 4,838 Show data context 403 Show data context
F: Construction 190,549 Show data context 9,230 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 233,507 Show data context 204,924 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 181,113 Show data context 26,852 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 29,378 Show data context 47,625 Show data context
J: Information & communication 20,977 Show data context 11,534 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 35,698 Show data context 32,261 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 3,738 Show data context 2,667 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 31,024 Show data context 17,604 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 6,668 Show data context 9,806 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 109,610 Show data context 59,265 Show data context
P: Education 51,876 Show data context 101,304 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 33,698 Show data context 78,998 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 33,634 Show data context 42,658 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,270 Show data context 11,399 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 560 Show data context 119 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: 14th July 2024