Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 9,595 Show data context 536 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 4,922 Show data context 167 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 101,473 Show data context 64,218 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 77 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 280 Show data context 49 Show data context
F: Construction 11,622 Show data context 40 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 9,199 Show data context 2,151 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 10,094 Show data context 162 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,795 Show data context 837 Show data context
J: Information and communication 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 264 Show data context 55 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 240 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 626 Show data context 4 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 6,139 Show data context 45 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,152 Show data context 9 Show data context
P: Education 671 Show data context 690 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 599 Show data context 467 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,227 Show data context 2,214 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,408 Show data context 21,642 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 21,321 Show data context 5,489 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 18,464 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 161,621 Show data context 118,640 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 774 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 482 Show data context 136 Show data context
F: Construction 24,848 Show data context 46 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 20,156 Show data context 6,886 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 20,096 Show data context 538 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 4,935 Show data context 5,326 Show data context
J: Information and communication 543 Show data context 146 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 919 Show data context 128 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,510 Show data context 1,474 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,830 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 6,871 Show data context 209 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,197 Show data context 88 Show data context
P: Education 1,037 Show data context 1,968 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 794 Show data context 1,108 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,948 Show data context 8,792 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,877 Show data context 31,264 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 16,044 Show data context 1,088 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 42,255 Show data context 875 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 232,222 Show data context 209,766 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,675 Show data context 8 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 811 Show data context 62 Show data context
F: Construction 43,544 Show data context 175 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 34,589 Show data context 10,409 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 41,794 Show data context 580 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 7,029 Show data context 4,644 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,074 Show data context 233 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,322 Show data context 214 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 971 Show data context 5 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 4,377 Show data context 75 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 21,794 Show data context 791 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 7,053 Show data context 333 Show data context
P: Education 2,628 Show data context 5,991 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,637 Show data context 2,200 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,556 Show data context 12,688 Show data context
T: Activities of households 5,459 Show data context 69,451 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 20,602 Show data context 2,725 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 58,350 Show data context 1,307 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 388,454 Show data context 306,366 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 6,500 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2,829 Show data context 36 Show data context
F: Construction 62,323 Show data context 59 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 81,514 Show data context 30,337 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 98,620 Show data context 2,687 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 11,831 Show data context 14,801 Show data context
J: Information and communication 3,278 Show data context 1,810 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 11,335 Show data context 467 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 4,811 Show data context 381 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 38,652 Show data context 7,094 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 15,210 Show data context 2,638 Show data context
P: Education 4,193 Show data context 12,224 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 3,230 Show data context 6,596 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 16,036 Show data context 26,360 Show data context
T: Activities of households 6,534 Show data context 53,340 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 12,110 Show data context 980 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 51,952 Show data context 1,578 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 355,742 Show data context 280,782 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 12,548 Show data context 293 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2,846 Show data context 1,199 Show data context
F: Construction 42,067 Show data context 705 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 120,586 Show data context 56,538 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 71,670 Show data context 4,696 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 10,516 Show data context 16,316 Show data context
J: Information and communication 727 Show data context 268 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 14,618 Show data context 4,436 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 2,229 Show data context 537 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 7,540 Show data context 2,465 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 12 Show data context 50 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 33,471 Show data context 3,791 Show data context
P: Education 6,334 Show data context 13,627 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 5,577 Show data context 11,187 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 18,676 Show data context 12,952 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,844 Show data context 38,932 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 24 Show data context 12 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 7,660 Show data context 1,088 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 34,353 Show data context 1,187 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 427,823 Show data context 289,635 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 16,907 Show data context 1,645 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,757 Show data context 44 Show data context
F: Construction 63,988 Show data context 2,008 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 111,048 Show data context 73,935 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 72,957 Show data context 8,916 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 9,766 Show data context 34,079 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 14,509 Show data context 8,426 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 9,490 Show data context 5,382 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 40,286 Show data context 9,779 Show data context
P: Education 9,742 Show data context 15,583 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 9,248 Show data context 20,313 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 19,005 Show data context 15,885 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,442 Show data context 12,123 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 10,196 Show data context 1,476 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 6,089 Show data context 305 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 338,336 Show data context 134,880 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 13,381 Show data context 3,081 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,763 Show data context 180 Show data context
F: Construction 72,537 Show data context 3,983 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 99,237 Show data context 86,500 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 62,117 Show data context 10,043 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 10,238 Show data context 16,496 Show data context
J: Information and communication 10,427 Show data context 5,197 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 15,529 Show data context 13,859 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,505 Show data context 1,076 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 14,089 Show data context 8,264 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3,247 Show data context 5,843 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 40,294 Show data context 22,544 Show data context
P: Education 22,714 Show data context 42,047 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 13,131 Show data context 30,350 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 13,259 Show data context 14,188 Show data context
T: Activities of households 800 Show data context 3,927 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 225 Show data context 34 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: 17th October 2021