Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 11,887 Show data context 325 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 24 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,382 Show data context 491 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 2 Show data context
F: Construction 1,401 Show data context 6 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 718 Show data context 108 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 397 Show data context 2 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 247 Show data context 46 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 77 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 486 Show data context 7 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 135 Show data context 8 Show data context
P: Education 87 Show data context 147 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 63 Show data context 69 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 121 Show data context 80 Show data context
T: Activities of households 950 Show data context 3,466 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 11,055 Show data context 2,088 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,691 Show data context 1,387 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,289 Show data context 8 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 891 Show data context 263 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 268 Show data context 22 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 260 Show data context 243 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 93 Show data context 121 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 92 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 104 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 117 Show data context 6 Show data context
P: Education 62 Show data context 250 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 33 Show data context 87 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 212 Show data context 327 Show data context
T: Activities of households 276 Show data context 1,838 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 8,810 Show data context 401 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,276 Show data context 976 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,242 Show data context 5 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 848 Show data context 228 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 384 Show data context 7 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 215 Show data context 47 Show data context
J: Information and communication 5 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 29 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 95 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 147 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 257 Show data context 25 Show data context
P: Education 85 Show data context 327 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 29 Show data context 87 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 169 Show data context 431 Show data context
T: Activities of households 378 Show data context 2,872 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 9,612 Show data context 285 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 62 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,477 Show data context 897 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 41 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,570 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,418 Show data context 500 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,538 Show data context 15 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 282 Show data context 316 Show data context
J: Information and communication 31 Show data context 28 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 109 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 87 Show data context 4 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 158 Show data context 45 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 360 Show data context 108 Show data context
P: Education 118 Show data context 413 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 75 Show data context 187 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 355 Show data context 654 Show data context
T: Activities of households 910 Show data context 2,729 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 7,795 Show data context 172 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,180 Show data context 299 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 42 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 774 Show data context 6 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,780 Show data context 545 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 901 Show data context 85 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 292 Show data context 239 Show data context
J: Information and communication 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 137 Show data context 13 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 63 Show data context 3 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 86 Show data context 17 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,095 Show data context 30 Show data context
P: Education 126 Show data context 376 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 108 Show data context 171 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 241 Show data context 138 Show data context
T: Activities of households 995 Show data context 1,911 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 8,007 Show data context 565 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 43 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,379 Show data context 770 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 121 Show data context 13 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,843 Show data context 28 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,897 Show data context 883 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,107 Show data context 161 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 313 Show data context 400 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 205 Show data context 42 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 77 Show data context 47 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 7,277 Show data context 114 Show data context
P: Education 190 Show data context 401 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 76 Show data context 192 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 308 Show data context 145 Show data context
T: Activities of households 302 Show data context 822 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 3,468 Show data context 283 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 77 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,625 Show data context 731 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 125 Show data context 7 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 26 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 2,461 Show data context 48 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,176 Show data context 665 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 760 Show data context 46 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 280 Show data context 163 Show data context
J: Information and communication 111 Show data context 36 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 163 Show data context 57 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 45 Show data context 14 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 123 Show data context 47 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 22 Show data context 9 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,341 Show data context 207 Show data context
P: Education 387 Show data context 483 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 221 Show data context 221 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 261 Show data context 137 Show data context
T: Activities of households 126 Show data context 217 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 46 Show data context 2 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, Breckland District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 14th November 2019