Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,315 Show data context 73 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 622 Show data context 10 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,272 Show data context 188 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 1 Show data context
F: Construction 320 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 244 Show data context 27 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 109 Show data context 4 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 67 Show data context 20 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 31 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 93 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 28 Show data context 2 Show data context
P: Education 22 Show data context 32 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 19 Show data context 6 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 37 Show data context 25 Show data context
T: Activities of households 224 Show data context 1,162 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 2,746 Show data context 507 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,236 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,866 Show data context 885 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 825 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 519 Show data context 169 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 392 Show data context 164 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 187 Show data context 163 Show data context
J: Information and communication 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 46 Show data context 54 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 73 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 36 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 51 Show data context 5 Show data context
P: Education 36 Show data context 117 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 30 Show data context 33 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 84 Show data context 183 Show data context
T: Activities of households 111 Show data context 1,041 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,196 Show data context 82 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,952 Show data context 299 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,483 Show data context 903 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 40 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,005 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 712 Show data context 168 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 487 Show data context 9 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 222 Show data context 87 Show data context
J: Information and communication 14 Show data context 3 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 40 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 128 Show data context 6 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 170 Show data context 5 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 127 Show data context 23 Show data context
P: Education 112 Show data context 239 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 29 Show data context 44 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 95 Show data context 287 Show data context
T: Activities of households 225 Show data context 2,387 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 3,648 Show data context 310 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,463 Show data context 12 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,772 Show data context 1,073 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 101 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,605 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,669 Show data context 531 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,012 Show data context 16 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 319 Show data context 412 Show data context
J: Information and communication 45 Show data context 47 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 207 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 142 Show data context 4 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 298 Show data context 61 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 552 Show data context 88 Show data context
P: Education 140 Show data context 337 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 96 Show data context 186 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 328 Show data context 652 Show data context
T: Activities of households 657 Show data context 2,620 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 2,359 Show data context 109 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,041 Show data context 8 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,601 Show data context 828 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 170 Show data context 5 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 789 Show data context 6 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,612 Show data context 664 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,073 Show data context 77 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 140 Show data context 219 Show data context
J: Information and communication 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 144 Show data context 18 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 58 Show data context 5 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 125 Show data context 27 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 543 Show data context 35 Show data context
P: Education 159 Show data context 391 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 111 Show data context 261 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 255 Show data context 152 Show data context
T: Activities of households 508 Show data context 1,528 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 2,284 Show data context 300 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 860 Show data context 20 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,497 Show data context 1,995 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 341 Show data context 33 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,404 Show data context 18 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,955 Show data context 1,327 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,329 Show data context 242 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 283 Show data context 711 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 173 Show data context 47 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 88 Show data context 64 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,268 Show data context 1,449 Show data context
P: Education 308 Show data context 493 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 126 Show data context 313 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 282 Show data context 220 Show data context
T: Activities of households 100 Show data context 486 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 4,047 Show data context 353 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 419 Show data context 11 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,845 Show data context 1,467 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 426 Show data context 27 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 99 Show data context 7 Show data context
F: Construction 2,822 Show data context 43 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,695 Show data context 1,141 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,391 Show data context 120 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 370 Show data context 346 Show data context
J: Information and communication 85 Show data context 13 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 194 Show data context 127 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 113 Show data context 20 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 359 Show data context 132 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 88 Show data context 24 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,269 Show data context 688 Show data context
P: Education 641 Show data context 904 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 218 Show data context 389 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 409 Show data context 252 Show data context
T: Activities of households 162 Show data context 339 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 14 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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Telford and Wrekin UA through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd October 2019