Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 9,254 Show data context 484 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 884 Show data context 18 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,973 Show data context 1,725 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 4 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 2,118 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 787 Show data context 155 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 382 Show data context 9 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 211 Show data context 59 Show data context
J: Information and communication 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 135 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 422 Show data context 11 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 155 Show data context 6 Show data context
P: Education 91 Show data context 172 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 83 Show data context 71 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 152 Show data context 298 Show data context
T: Activities of households 890 Show data context 4,038 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 10,174 Show data context 2,364 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 230 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,716 Show data context 7,596 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 8 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 2,340 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,185 Show data context 508 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 541 Show data context 49 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 261 Show data context 287 Show data context
J: Information and communication 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 177 Show data context 228 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 166 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 106 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 171 Show data context 8 Show data context
P: Education 86 Show data context 362 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 73 Show data context 118 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 246 Show data context 839 Show data context
T: Activities of households 299 Show data context 2,033 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 8,082 Show data context 430 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 250 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,354 Show data context 6,589 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 2,056 Show data context 6 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,072 Show data context 419 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 779 Show data context 6 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 247 Show data context 120 Show data context
J: Information and communication 28 Show data context 11 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 74 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 24 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 176 Show data context 3 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 191 Show data context 8 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 316 Show data context 21 Show data context
P: Education 140 Show data context 484 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 56 Show data context 110 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 187 Show data context 932 Show data context
T: Activities of households 594 Show data context 3,391 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 7,703 Show data context 776 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,635 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,068 Show data context 3,891 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 120 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 2,566 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,860 Show data context 765 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,322 Show data context 29 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 360 Show data context 515 Show data context
J: Information and communication 56 Show data context 55 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 245 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 176 Show data context 9 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 355 Show data context 116 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 572 Show data context 139 Show data context
P: Education 185 Show data context 678 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 131 Show data context 364 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 506 Show data context 1,505 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,191 Show data context 4,574 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 6,985 Show data context 320 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 292 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,491 Show data context 4,752 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 200 Show data context 8 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 29 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,975 Show data context 11 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,951 Show data context 1,078 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,983 Show data context 163 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 466 Show data context 562 Show data context
J: Information and communication 8 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 269 Show data context 24 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 77 Show data context 10 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 204 Show data context 36 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 986 Show data context 64 Show data context
P: Education 214 Show data context 540 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 173 Show data context 305 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 460 Show data context 285 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,343 Show data context 2,764 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 6,765 Show data context 640 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 75 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,290 Show data context 4,452 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 505 Show data context 54 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 2,925 Show data context 51 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,455 Show data context 1,898 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,111 Show data context 254 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 465 Show data context 839 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 376 Show data context 108 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 280 Show data context 147 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,460 Show data context 509 Show data context
P: Education 401 Show data context 705 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 174 Show data context 418 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 524 Show data context 460 Show data context
T: Activities of households 523 Show data context 1,210 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 2,877 Show data context 322 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 432 Show data context 8 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,787 Show data context 2,220 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 784 Show data context 36 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 61 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 3,319 Show data context 78 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,948 Show data context 1,567 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,734 Show data context 160 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 588 Show data context 455 Show data context
J: Information and communication 655 Show data context 135 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 382 Show data context 168 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 103 Show data context 42 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 453 Show data context 177 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 72 Show data context 40 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,751 Show data context 580 Show data context
P: Education 934 Show data context 1,077 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 577 Show data context 753 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 441 Show data context 299 Show data context
T: Activities of households 187 Show data context 406 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 35 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, South Somerset District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 29th November 2020