Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 22,823 Show data context 1,926 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,291 Show data context 12 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 15,451 Show data context 6,039 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 9 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 6,041 Show data context 18 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,239 Show data context 588 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,119 Show data context 52 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 813 Show data context 253 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 46 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 102 Show data context 2 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 497 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,753 Show data context 37 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 757 Show data context 31 Show data context
P: Education 359 Show data context 620 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 288 Show data context 241 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 487 Show data context 996 Show data context
T: Activities of households 5,164 Show data context 14,092 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 and fishing 24,518 Show data context 5,555 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,966 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 14,347 Show data context 10,447 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 64 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 48 Show data context 38 Show data context
F: Construction 6,703 Show data context 6 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,152 Show data context 1,392 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,360 Show data context 147 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,236 Show data context 1,341 Show data context
J: Information and communication 50 Show data context 6 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 50 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 619 Show data context 751 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 684 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 493 Show data context 73 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 812 Show data context 36 Show data context
P: Education 378 Show data context 1,265 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 335 Show data context 473 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 956 Show data context 3,094 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,481 Show data context 10,358 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 53 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 19,229 Show data context 1,152 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 4,455 Show data context 28 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 15,026 Show data context 10,882 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 135 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 34 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 7,680 Show data context 49 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,289 Show data context 1,264 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,429 Show data context 64 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,102 Show data context 938 Show data context
J: Information and communication 140 Show data context 36 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 225 Show data context 9 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 117 Show data context 3 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 796 Show data context 15 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,159 Show data context 68 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,533 Show data context 116 Show data context
P: Education 573 Show data context 1,807 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 290 Show data context 468 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 851 Show data context 3,952 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,863 Show data context 16,083 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 15 Show data context 6 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 19,730 Show data context 1,165 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 6,693 Show data context 10 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 22,595 Show data context 13,796 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 484 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 73 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 8,807 Show data context 6 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 7,647 Show data context 3,324 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 10,377 Show data context 128 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,455 Show data context 2,057 Show data context
J: Information and communication 260 Show data context 198 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 888 Show data context 7 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 682 Show data context 41 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,682 Show data context 602 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,234 Show data context 541 Show data context
P: Education 773 Show data context 2,381 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 485 Show data context 1,584 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,859 Show data context 5,573 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,499 Show data context 16,905 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 14,885 Show data context 613 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 5,856 Show data context 7 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 20,389 Show data context 7,525 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,178 Show data context 38 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 143 Show data context 6 Show data context
F: Construction 7,165 Show data context 102 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 11,674 Show data context 5,096 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,671 Show data context 626 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,628 Show data context 2,277 Show data context
J: Information and communication 45 Show data context 21 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,052 Show data context 163 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 277 Show data context 33 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 804 Show data context 267 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1 Show data context 14 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,163 Show data context 263 Show data context
P: Education 1,089 Show data context 2,624 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 899 Show data context 1,810 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,180 Show data context 1,914 Show data context
T: Activities of households 5,601 Show data context 13,786 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 13,991 Show data context 1,340 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 4,321 Show data context 89 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 41,289 Show data context 12,999 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,370 Show data context 260 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 250 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 10,843 Show data context 258 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 12,639 Show data context 8,394 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 9,243 Show data context 1,421 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,298 Show data context 5,205 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,378 Show data context 625 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,050 Show data context 569 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 16,917 Show data context 2,950 Show data context
P: Education 1,852 Show data context 3,147 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,332 Show data context 3,497 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,301 Show data context 2,104 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,002 Show data context 4,659 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 6,237 Show data context 562 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 624 Show data context 19 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 58,777 Show data context 8,935 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,035 Show data context 218 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 389 Show data context 46 Show data context
F: Construction 13,206 Show data context 416 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 15,692 Show data context 10,783 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,885 Show data context 1,512 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,722 Show data context 2,473 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,385 Show data context 579 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,841 Show data context 2,091 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 401 Show data context 187 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,689 Show data context 1,016 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 518 Show data context 472 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 12,991 Show data context 5,433 Show data context
P: Education 3,960 Show data context 6,596 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,938 Show data context 4,292 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,824 Show data context 1,863 Show data context
T: Activities of households 568 Show data context 1,287 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 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 December 2019