Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 12,925 Show data context 983 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 250 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 11,461 Show data context 4,950 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 2,666 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 712 Show data context 269 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 639 Show data context 22 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 349 Show data context 149 Show data context
J: Information & communication 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 30 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 40 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 226 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 853 Show data context 39 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 251 Show data context 0 Show data context
P: Education 277 Show data context 81 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 130 Show data context 39 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 246 Show data context 126 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,280 Show data context 6,866 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 13,990 Show data context 2,948 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 453 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,768 Show data context 7,537 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 41 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 24 Show data context 6 Show data context
F: Construction 3,489 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 1,811 Show data context 748 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 1,978 Show data context 72 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 322 Show data context 430 Show data context
J: Information & communication 74 Show data context 8 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 75 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 300 Show data context 299 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 316 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 406 Show data context 12 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 701 Show data context 40 Show data context
P: Education 404 Show data context 231 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 107 Show data context 101 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 334 Show data context 517 Show data context
T: Activities of households 524 Show data context 5,980 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 10,869 Show data context 3,311 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 393 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,463 Show data context 7,001 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 68 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 22 Show data context 16 Show data context
F: Construction 4,134 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 2,156 Show data context 784 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 1,985 Show data context 40 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 253 Show data context 357 Show data context
J: Information & communication 120 Show data context 17 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 186 Show data context 4 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 405 Show data context 4 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 622 Show data context 65 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 750 Show data context 97 Show data context
P: Education 288 Show data context 364 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 156 Show data context 96 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 366 Show data context 483 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,258 Show data context 4,288 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 & fishing 10,383 Show data context 1,176 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 611 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,508 Show data context 5,852 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 114 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 115 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 3,380 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 2,540 Show data context 1,140 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 4,490 Show data context 333 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 421 Show data context 373 Show data context
J: Information & communication 69 Show data context 29 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 484 Show data context 49 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 56 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 516 Show data context 30 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 711 Show data context 689 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 740 Show data context 21 Show data context
P: Education 254 Show data context 543 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 236 Show data context 508 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 641 Show data context 1,043 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,413 Show data context 4,733 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 & fishing 8,479 Show data context 568 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 520 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,060 Show data context 2,965 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 228 Show data context 8 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 108 Show data context 7 Show data context
F: Construction 3,173 Show data context 61 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 4,806 Show data context 2,463 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 4,025 Show data context 360 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 867 Show data context 1,039 Show data context
J: Information & communication 15 Show data context 5 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 658 Show data context 302 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,472 Show data context 32 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 451 Show data context 254 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 1,866 Show data context 179 Show data context
P: Education 325 Show data context 902 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 298 Show data context 825 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,487 Show data context 1,764 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,417 Show data context 4,628 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 9,263 Show data context 896 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 228 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,800 Show data context 2,468 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 586 Show data context 91 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 80 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 4,058 Show data context 142 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 4,605 Show data context 2,938 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 4,075 Show data context 639 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1,132 Show data context 1,706 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 735 Show data context 516 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 381 Show data context 334 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 3,060 Show data context 605 Show data context
P: Education 445 Show data context 886 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 635 Show data context 1,554 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,062 Show data context 1,317 Show data context
T: Activities of households 585 Show data context 1,709 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 & fishing 4,945 Show data context 951 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 1,290 Show data context 28 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,251 Show data context 2,784 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 536 Show data context 97 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 86 Show data context 9 Show data context
F: Construction 3,864 Show data context 238 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 4,532 Show data context 3,841 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 2,319 Show data context 477 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1,435 Show data context 1,898 Show data context
J: Information & communication 450 Show data context 302 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 924 Show data context 980 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 183 Show data context 61 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 335 Show data context 533 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 48 Show data context 20 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 2,875 Show data context 1,215 Show data context
P: Education 869 Show data context 2,151 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 699 Show data context 1,852 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 587 Show data context 959 Show data context
T: Activities of households 399 Show data context 828 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 11 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, Perth and Kinross District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 30th May 2024