Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 8,237 Show data context 399 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 315 Show data context 6 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,034 Show data context 1,407 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 4 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 1,655 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 512 Show data context 135 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 526 Show data context 8 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 176 Show data context 49 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 24 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 79 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 302 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 225 Show data context 6 Show data context
P: Education 83 Show data context 142 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 68 Show data context 68 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 103 Show data context 165 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,903 Show data context 3,669 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 6,334 Show data context 2,217 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 190 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,290 Show data context 2,082 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,280 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 500 Show data context 295 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 458 Show data context 26 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 198 Show data context 320 Show data context
J: Information and communication 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 7 Show data context 4 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 126 Show data context 179 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 100 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 62 Show data context 15 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 174 Show data context 10 Show data context
P: Education 76 Show data context 184 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 60 Show data context 58 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 151 Show data context 434 Show data context
T: Activities of households 129 Show data context 1,873 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 5,328 Show data context 201 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 116 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,293 Show data context 1,621 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,664 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 729 Show data context 276 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 831 Show data context 10 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 195 Show data context 213 Show data context
J: Information and communication 17 Show data context 8 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 54 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 138 Show data context 3 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 106 Show data context 3 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 296 Show data context 20 Show data context
P: Education 112 Show data context 279 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 47 Show data context 97 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 143 Show data context 544 Show data context
T: Activities of households 308 Show data context 3,143 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 5,513 Show data context 682 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 317 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,546 Show data context 1,952 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 64 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,840 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,276 Show data context 701 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,565 Show data context 20 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 291 Show data context 589 Show data context
J: Information and communication 42 Show data context 49 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 165 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 129 Show data context 9 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 151 Show data context 73 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,455 Show data context 97 Show data context
P: Education 130 Show data context 418 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 111 Show data context 323 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 406 Show data context 1,137 Show data context
T: Activities of households 843 Show data context 3,976 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 5,075 Show data context 305 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 60 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,206 Show data context 611 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 143 Show data context 5 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,727 Show data context 9 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,129 Show data context 886 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,571 Show data context 128 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 464 Show data context 797 Show data context
J: Information and communication 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 227 Show data context 27 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 77 Show data context 9 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 176 Show data context 47 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 998 Show data context 38 Show data context
P: Education 168 Show data context 385 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 173 Show data context 281 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 371 Show data context 314 Show data context
T: Activities of households 953 Show data context 2,738 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 4,931 Show data context 577 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 95 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,046 Show data context 676 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 345 Show data context 36 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 72 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 2,282 Show data context 43 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,728 Show data context 1,412 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,553 Show data context 181 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 812 Show data context 1,376 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 298 Show data context 88 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 199 Show data context 92 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,351 Show data context 174 Show data context
P: Education 235 Show data context 414 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 170 Show data context 445 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 582 Show data context 452 Show data context
T: Activities of households 250 Show data context 838 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 2,908 Show data context 331 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 292 Show data context 7 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,925 Show data context 563 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 245 Show data context 11 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 77 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 2,231 Show data context 62 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,461 Show data context 865 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 906 Show data context 44 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 615 Show data context 431 Show data context
J: Information and communication 88 Show data context 30 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 200 Show data context 84 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 143 Show data context 31 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 220 Show data context 104 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 23 Show data context 14 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,433 Show data context 240 Show data context
P: Education 434 Show data context 442 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 341 Show data context 354 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 309 Show data context 165 Show data context
T: Activities of households 143 Show data context 295 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 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, North Devon District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 27th January 2022