Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,305 Show data context 30 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,651 Show data context 12 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 10,862 Show data context 5,392 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 8 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 703 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 733 Show data context 144 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 408 Show data context 8 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 163 Show data context 60 Show data context
J: Information and communication 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 50 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 333 Show data context 3 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 67 Show data context 3 Show data context
P: Education 51 Show data context 104 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 37 Show data context 17 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 86 Show data context 95 Show data context
T: Activities of households 221 Show data context 1,539 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 1,112 Show data context 278 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 3,102 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,624 Show data context 4,156 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 24 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 12 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 1,051 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,005 Show data context 279 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 915 Show data context 120 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 304 Show data context 282 Show data context
J: Information and communication 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 55 Show data context 66 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 81 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 149 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 110 Show data context 2 Show data context
P: Education 48 Show data context 158 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 35 Show data context 26 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 179 Show data context 303 Show data context
T: Activities of households 80 Show data context 1,114 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 833 Show data context 36 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 5,103 Show data context 22 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 16,551 Show data context 10,041 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 61 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 25 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 2,512 Show data context 32 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,584 Show data context 458 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,667 Show data context 169 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 446 Show data context 236 Show data context
J: Information and communication 35 Show data context 14 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 161 Show data context 5 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 38 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 203 Show data context 5 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 747 Show data context 15 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 241 Show data context 15 Show data context
P: Education 181 Show data context 429 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 58 Show data context 86 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 289 Show data context 482 Show data context
T: Activities of households 193 Show data context 3,264 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 1,282 Show data context 121 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 15,558 Show data context 6 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 38,890 Show data context 27,663 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 436 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 161 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 4,837 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,491 Show data context 2,472 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,022 Show data context 101 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,032 Show data context 982 Show data context
J: Information and communication 130 Show data context 111 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 801 Show data context 7 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 277 Show data context 16 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,638 Show data context 471 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,019 Show data context 187 Show data context
P: Education 420 Show data context 1,138 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 195 Show data context 438 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 997 Show data context 1,372 Show data context
T: Activities of households 384 Show data context 4,172 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 721 Show data context 63 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 16,344 Show data context 49 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 32,204 Show data context 33,075 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 640 Show data context 25 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 98 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 3,942 Show data context 38 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 7,477 Show data context 4,252 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,740 Show data context 284 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 876 Show data context 1,151 Show data context
J: Information and communication 41 Show data context 11 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 949 Show data context 165 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 124 Show data context 18 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 452 Show data context 161 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,687 Show data context 307 Show data context
P: Education 584 Show data context 1,201 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 430 Show data context 959 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,438 Show data context 788 Show data context
T: Activities of households 234 Show data context 2,884 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 590 Show data context 72 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 13,191 Show data context 167 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 45,274 Show data context 38,254 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,522 Show data context 158 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 247 Show data context 12 Show data context
F: Construction 7,642 Show data context 219 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 9,304 Show data context 7,022 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,366 Show data context 886 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 920 Show data context 2,849 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,106 Show data context 463 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 826 Show data context 413 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,203 Show data context 848 Show data context
P: Education 1,102 Show data context 1,794 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 849 Show data context 2,103 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,697 Show data context 1,335 Show data context
T: Activities of households 76 Show data context 687 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 565 Show data context 15 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 6,628 Show data context 281 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 42,514 Show data context 27,016 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,238 Show data context 291 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 242 Show data context 48 Show data context
F: Construction 8,111 Show data context 304 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 9,186 Show data context 9,138 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,903 Show data context 1,198 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 791 Show data context 1,760 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,016 Show data context 1,005 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 991 Show data context 991 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 30 Show data context 48 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 880 Show data context 528 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 177 Show data context 406 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,933 Show data context 2,048 Show data context
P: Education 2,052 Show data context 5,338 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,043 Show data context 3,483 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,256 Show data context 1,660 Show data context
T: Activities of households 31 Show data context 287 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 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: 20th October 2019