Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 17,115 Show data context 1,032 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 6,471 Show data context 35 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 22,394 Show data context 9,866 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 32 Show data context 13 Show data context
F: Construction 3,697 Show data context 8 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,218 Show data context 316 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,048 Show data context 24 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 742 Show data context 200 Show data context
J: Information and communication 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 51 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 177 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,046 Show data context 16 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 243 Show data context 9 Show data context
P: Education 290 Show data context 358 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 176 Show data context 56 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 320 Show data context 202 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,762 Show data context 8,732 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 19,167 Show data context 6,863 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 13,526 Show data context 6 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 29,662 Show data context 18,565 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 81 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 71 Show data context 16 Show data context
F: Construction 8,238 Show data context 6 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,068 Show data context 1,275 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,403 Show data context 111 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,248 Show data context 1,411 Show data context
J: Information and communication 39 Show data context 6 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 69 Show data context 5 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 460 Show data context 485 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 337 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 453 Show data context 23 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 489 Show data context 14 Show data context
P: Education 352 Show data context 792 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 213 Show data context 207 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 588 Show data context 1,437 Show data context
T: Activities of households 820 Show data context 6,980 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 15,029 Show data context 766 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 25,825 Show data context 55 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 25,641 Show data context 15,635 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 160 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 62 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 7,333 Show data context 24 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,250 Show data context 890 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,045 Show data context 52 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,032 Show data context 556 Show data context
J: Information and communication 99 Show data context 29 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 245 Show data context 5 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 127 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 517 Show data context 5 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,404 Show data context 35 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 787 Show data context 100 Show data context
P: Education 568 Show data context 1,323 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 257 Show data context 284 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 670 Show data context 1,678 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,721 Show data context 12,625 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 16,749 Show data context 1,897 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 59,296 Show data context 10 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 46,016 Show data context 23,290 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 792 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 228 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 11,205 Show data context 5 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 10,640 Show data context 3,388 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 14,187 Show data context 158 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,938 Show data context 1,931 Show data context
J: Information and communication 285 Show data context 196 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,579 Show data context 14 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 691 Show data context 33 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2,854 Show data context 479 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,874 Show data context 433 Show data context
P: Education 976 Show data context 2,617 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 493 Show data context 1,083 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,266 Show data context 3,147 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,190 Show data context 13,649 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 13,734 Show data context 814 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 59,313 Show data context 186 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 50,136 Show data context 26,485 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,484 Show data context 44 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 394 Show data context 18 Show data context
F: Construction 8,298 Show data context 86 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 15,355 Show data context 6,363 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 14,092 Show data context 895 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,098 Show data context 2,500 Show data context
J: Information and communication 20 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,875 Show data context 265 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 355 Show data context 62 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 987 Show data context 226 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 17 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,830 Show data context 473 Show data context
P: Education 1,537 Show data context 3,384 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 843 Show data context 1,597 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,295 Show data context 1,473 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,798 Show data context 11,976 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 12,233 Show data context 1,219 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 45,726 Show data context 500 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 58,332 Show data context 29,256 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,420 Show data context 247 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 537 Show data context 13 Show data context
F: Construction 13,653 Show data context 341 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 14,628 Show data context 10,315 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 13,095 Show data context 1,575 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,231 Show data context 5,752 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,736 Show data context 473 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 640 Show data context 375 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 8,552 Show data context 1,525 Show data context
P: Education 2,317 Show data context 3,707 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,370 Show data context 2,822 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,725 Show data context 2,092 Show data context
T: Activities of households 879 Show data context 3,348 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 7,023 Show data context 849 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 21,125 Show data context 320 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 68,192 Show data context 20,377 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3,690 Show data context 236 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 664 Show data context 48 Show data context
F: Construction 16,832 Show data context 585 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 16,762 Show data context 10,188 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 11,519 Show data context 2,661 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,258 Show data context 2,738 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,024 Show data context 357 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,399 Show data context 870 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 317 Show data context 118 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,367 Show data context 586 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,016 Show data context 311 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,099 Show data context 2,812 Show data context
P: Education 4,196 Show data context 6,608 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,009 Show data context 3,965 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,020 Show data context 1,968 Show data context
T: Activities of households 330 Show data context 1,320 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: 21st January 2020