Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 28,403 Show data context 1,319 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 167 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,104 Show data context 1,776 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 14 Show data context 9 Show data context
F: Construction 3,585 Show data context 21 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,515 Show data context 359 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,233 Show data context 22 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 935 Show data context 228 Show data context
J: Information and communication 13 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 42 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 227 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,476 Show data context 37 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 295 Show data context 6 Show data context
P: Education 249 Show data context 476 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 198 Show data context 271 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 474 Show data context 390 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,311 Show data context 9,224 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 31,169 Show data context 6,189 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 32 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,340 Show data context 5,445 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 56 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 42 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 3,902 Show data context 15 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,133 Show data context 1,150 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,729 Show data context 76 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,186 Show data context 1,356 Show data context
J: Information and communication 86 Show data context 13 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 28 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 395 Show data context 574 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 442 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 333 Show data context 14 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 533 Show data context 40 Show data context
P: Education 307 Show data context 896 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 177 Show data context 383 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 903 Show data context 1,685 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,068 Show data context 6,241 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 26,940 Show data context 1,448 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 623 Show data context 6 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,725 Show data context 4,499 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 87 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 41 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 4,683 Show data context 20 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,242 Show data context 802 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,444 Show data context 35 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 988 Show data context 453 Show data context
J: Information and communication 121 Show data context 27 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 142 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 92 Show data context 2 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 490 Show data context 8 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 650 Show data context 32 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 848 Show data context 74 Show data context
P: Education 523 Show data context 1,297 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 176 Show data context 404 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 952 Show data context 2,299 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,729 Show data context 10,661 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 34,643 Show data context 1,275 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 191 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 12,026 Show data context 5,599 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 288 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 77 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 6,444 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,209 Show data context 1,970 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,468 Show data context 74 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,376 Show data context 1,876 Show data context
J: Information and communication 242 Show data context 96 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 480 Show data context 7 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 515 Show data context 36 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 851 Show data context 332 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,520 Show data context 364 Show data context
P: Education 1,350 Show data context 2,113 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 337 Show data context 850 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,481 Show data context 3,274 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,868 Show data context 12,055 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 28,324 Show data context 1,418 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 203 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 13,174 Show data context 4,961 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 740 Show data context 27 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 107 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 6,060 Show data context 59 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 9,812 Show data context 3,520 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,588 Show data context 447 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,372 Show data context 1,777 Show data context
J: Information and communication 31 Show data context 5 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 758 Show data context 143 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 256 Show data context 33 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 696 Show data context 245 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3 Show data context 15 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,997 Show data context 197 Show data context
P: Education 2,701 Show data context 2,689 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 598 Show data context 976 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,910 Show data context 1,088 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,496 Show data context 9,145 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 26,751 Show data context 2,987 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 256 Show data context 14 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 16,465 Show data context 7,016 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,679 Show data context 165 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 196 Show data context 11 Show data context
F: Construction 9,643 Show data context 184 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 11,697 Show data context 6,250 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,846 Show data context 1,162 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,711 Show data context 2,929 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,090 Show data context 448 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,016 Show data context 633 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 12,464 Show data context 2,067 Show data context
P: Education 3,768 Show data context 3,513 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,272 Show data context 2,305 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,281 Show data context 1,717 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,063 Show data context 3,429 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 12,682 Show data context 1,287 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 256 Show data context 9 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 28,400 Show data context 6,602 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,229 Show data context 53 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 321 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 13,131 Show data context 469 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 13,332 Show data context 6,962 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,488 Show data context 1,117 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,468 Show data context 1,607 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,778 Show data context 706 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,536 Show data context 1,081 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 270 Show data context 122 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 3,228 Show data context 1,616 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 260 Show data context 288 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 11,333 Show data context 2,984 Show data context
P: Education 7,138 Show data context 7,584 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,302 Show data context 3,431 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,571 Show data context 1,532 Show data context
T: Activities of households 358 Show data context 1,406 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1,904 Show data context 40 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: 06th December 2019