Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 178 Show data context 14 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 148 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,252 Show data context 4,676 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 21 Show data context 9 Show data context
F: Construction 569 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 609 Show data context 97 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 290 Show data context 4 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 106 Show data context 41 Show data context
J: Information and communication 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 16 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 27 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 167 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 176 Show data context 1 Show data context
P: Education 38 Show data context 34 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 25 Show data context 21 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 55 Show data context 84 Show data context
T: Activities of households 109 Show data context 870 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 1,790 Show data context 680 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,596 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 12,974 Show data context 9,627 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 41 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 39 Show data context 9 Show data context
F: Construction 1,799 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,164 Show data context 360 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 564 Show data context 8 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 343 Show data context 349 Show data context
J: Information and communication 20 Show data context 3 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 33 Show data context 5 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 82 Show data context 77 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 83 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 112 Show data context 3 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 100 Show data context 3 Show data context
P: Education 62 Show data context 106 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 34 Show data context 49 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 128 Show data context 355 Show data context
T: Activities of households 85 Show data context 1,317 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 1,088 Show data context 93 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 969 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 23,119 Show data context 25,116 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 85 Show data context 2 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 65 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 3,277 Show data context 15 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,371 Show data context 549 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,844 Show data context 14 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 484 Show data context 279 Show data context
J: Information and communication 52 Show data context 7 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 242 Show data context 6 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 69 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 238 Show data context 7 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 875 Show data context 26 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 301 Show data context 5 Show data context
P: Education 191 Show data context 402 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 85 Show data context 96 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 237 Show data context 475 Show data context
T: Activities of households 193 Show data context 5,530 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 1,371 Show data context 200 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,892 Show data context 73 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 32,884 Show data context 35,634 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 413 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 139 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 4,145 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,057 Show data context 1,805 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,821 Show data context 75 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 815 Show data context 830 Show data context
J: Information and communication 215 Show data context 87 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 811 Show data context 10 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 294 Show data context 9 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,986 Show data context 222 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 813 Show data context 137 Show data context
P: Education 291 Show data context 822 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 227 Show data context 383 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,044 Show data context 1,336 Show data context
T: Activities of households 413 Show data context 2,778 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 1,076 Show data context 96 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 671 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 21,406 Show data context 18,202 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 574 Show data context 11 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 218 Show data context 21 Show data context
F: Construction 2,204 Show data context 25 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,557 Show data context 2,558 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,352 Show data context 142 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 770 Show data context 701 Show data context
J: Information and communication 21 Show data context 5 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 735 Show data context 153 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 107 Show data context 19 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 479 Show data context 142 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,279 Show data context 210 Show data context
P: Education 389 Show data context 803 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 395 Show data context 630 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,100 Show data context 676 Show data context
T: Activities of households 296 Show data context 1,770 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 707 Show data context 110 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 259 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 25,398 Show data context 21,098 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,259 Show data context 150 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 109 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 3,429 Show data context 84 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,578 Show data context 3,974 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,631 Show data context 456 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 641 Show data context 1,712 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 540 Show data context 242 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 413 Show data context 240 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,777 Show data context 435 Show data context
P: Education 519 Show data context 862 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 690 Show data context 1,145 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,051 Show data context 832 Show data context
T: Activities of households 91 Show data context 772 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 514 Show data context 89 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 291 Show data context 12 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 23,131 Show data context 11,181 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,225 Show data context 282 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 149 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 3,866 Show data context 261 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,618 Show data context 4,414 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,969 Show data context 633 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 570 Show data context 861 Show data context
J: Information and communication 272 Show data context 180 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 601 Show data context 551 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 56 Show data context 57 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 433 Show data context 382 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 53 Show data context 218 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,140 Show data context 877 Show data context
P: Education 1,159 Show data context 2,071 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 841 Show data context 2,359 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 767 Show data context 878 Show data context
T: Activities of households 18 Show data context 160 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 9 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, Blackburn With Darwen UA through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th September 2019