Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 99,548 Show data context 5,085 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 19,585 Show data context 485 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 206,106 Show data context 67,587 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 98 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 308 Show data context 118 Show data context
F: Construction 29,861 Show data context 132 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 21,648 Show data context 3,391 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 12,665 Show data context 375 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 4,990 Show data context 1,716 Show data context
J: Information and communication 33 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 296 Show data context 26 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 423 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,558 Show data context 5 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 9,937 Show data context 120 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,847 Show data context 50 Show data context
P: Education 2,144 Show data context 2,218 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,595 Show data context 765 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,750 Show data context 2,102 Show data context
T: Activities of households 11,729 Show data context 62,493 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 111,945 Show data context 33,060 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 31,138 Show data context 10 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 221,548 Show data context 99,290 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 928 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 905 Show data context 192 Show data context
F: Construction 43,071 Show data context 71 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 32,023 Show data context 9,599 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 27,333 Show data context 932 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 7,003 Show data context 7,820 Show data context
J: Information and communication 654 Show data context 135 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 722 Show data context 51 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 3,116 Show data context 3,766 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 3,156 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 5,691 Show data context 364 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,408 Show data context 159 Show data context
P: Education 2,509 Show data context 4,997 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,592 Show data context 1,796 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,341 Show data context 8,680 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,330 Show data context 47,033 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 100,372 Show data context 4,081 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 65,239 Show data context 240 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 309,213 Show data context 177,133 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,116 Show data context 16 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,129 Show data context 114 Show data context
F: Construction 72,135 Show data context 393 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 47,669 Show data context 9,633 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 50,778 Show data context 934 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 8,930 Show data context 5,083 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,236 Show data context 173 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,413 Show data context 107 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,185 Show data context 6 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 5,912 Show data context 110 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 18,358 Show data context 464 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 12,605 Show data context 561 Show data context
P: Education 4,963 Show data context 10,356 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,259 Show data context 2,583 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 6,295 Show data context 15,248 Show data context
T: Activities of households 11,090 Show data context 102,520 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 108,048 Show data context 9,250 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 151,789 Show data context 75 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 491,359 Show data context 272,702 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 8,875 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 4,296 Show data context 2,268 Show data context
F: Construction 92,581 Show data context 110 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 107,168 Show data context 33,740 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 144,883 Show data context 3,052 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 15,747 Show data context 18,470 Show data context
J: Information and communication 3,758 Show data context 2,127 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 11,987 Show data context 346 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 6,994 Show data context 493 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 39,427 Show data context 8,303 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 24,798 Show data context 3,507 Show data context
P: Education 7,173 Show data context 17,735 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 4,894 Show data context 10,825 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 20,325 Show data context 32,962 Show data context
T: Activities of households 15,650 Show data context 102,383 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 95,834 Show data context 4,327 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 181,790 Show data context 411 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 442,304 Show data context 259,609 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 15,925 Show data context 520 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 4,812 Show data context 1,819 Show data context
F: Construction 65,056 Show data context 869 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 164,076 Show data context 68,332 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 124,655 Show data context 6,955 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 18,198 Show data context 25,538 Show data context
J: Information and communication 873 Show data context 276 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 16,227 Show data context 3,406 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 2,914 Show data context 558 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 10,779 Show data context 3,565 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 16 Show data context 63 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 68,674 Show data context 5,559 Show data context
P: Education 11,171 Show data context 23,099 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 8,745 Show data context 16,866 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 26,608 Show data context 19,246 Show data context
T: Activities of households 14,710 Show data context 95,365 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 16 Show data context 12 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 85,158 Show data context 7,011 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 149,017 Show data context 1,453 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 567,453 Show data context 291,243 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 25,730 Show data context 2,132 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2,987 Show data context 78 Show data context
F: Construction 105,743 Show data context 2,852 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 160,461 Show data context 105,244 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 129,517 Show data context 17,801 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 19,775 Show data context 54,163 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 19,251 Show data context 8,897 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 11,933 Show data context 6,382 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 106,818 Show data context 17,743 Show data context
P: Education 16,078 Show data context 27,672 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 16,612 Show data context 34,129 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 30,615 Show data context 25,957 Show data context
T: Activities of households 5,854 Show data context 28,794 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 47,093 Show data context 4,458 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 81,662 Show data context 1,921 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 542,098 Show data context 193,104 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 24,901 Show data context 3,503 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 3,652 Show data context 298 Show data context
F: Construction 128,333 Show data context 6,061 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 162,475 Show data context 127,228 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 103,460 Show data context 15,608 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 19,140 Show data context 31,326 Show data context
J: Information and communication 16,457 Show data context 9,298 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 20,729 Show data context 17,916 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,985 Show data context 1,633 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 16,094 Show data context 10,902 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3,560 Show data context 4,866 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 82,443 Show data context 37,329 Show data context
P: Education 37,325 Show data context 68,874 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 23,102 Show data context 54,429 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 21,893 Show data context 24,981 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,006 Show data context 10,563 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 482 Show data context 49 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: 15th September 2019