Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 33,437 Show data context 4,328 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 269 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,867 Show data context 1,525 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 3,407 Show data context 11 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 614 Show data context 171 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 1,232 Show data context 21 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 363 Show data context 166 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 221 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 1,249 Show data context 60 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 676 Show data context 0 Show data context
P: Education 537 Show data context 144 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 116 Show data context 71 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 284 Show data context 66 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,783 Show data context 13,996 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 43,112 Show data context 7,803 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 750 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,182 Show data context 3,851 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 20 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 48 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 4,639 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 2,084 Show data context 1,188 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 2,931 Show data context 51 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 475 Show data context 556 Show data context
J: Information & communication 39 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 103 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 235 Show data context 203 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 295 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 744 Show data context 18 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 987 Show data context 15 Show data context
P: Education 761 Show data context 316 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 102 Show data context 200 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 479 Show data context 588 Show data context
T: Activities of households 762 Show data context 15,269 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 38,985 Show data context 11,039 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 839 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,735 Show data context 2,830 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 30 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 18 Show data context 7 Show data context
F: Construction 6,255 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 3,114 Show data context 1,330 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 3,215 Show data context 15 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 366 Show data context 526 Show data context
J: Information & communication 131 Show data context 20 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 307 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 32 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 474 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 607 Show data context 8 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 1,921 Show data context 83 Show data context
P: Education 636 Show data context 584 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 148 Show data context 219 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 520 Show data context 554 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,594 Show data context 10,091 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 28,466 Show data context 5,202 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 446 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,066 Show data context 4,813 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 81 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 50 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 4,020 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 3,084 Show data context 952 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 5,688 Show data context 352 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 468 Show data context 443 Show data context
J: Information & communication 84 Show data context 27 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 440 Show data context 6 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 60 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 450 Show data context 34 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 552 Show data context 357 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 4,158 Show data context 34 Show data context
P: Education 438 Show data context 897 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 241 Show data context 483 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 864 Show data context 1,079 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,230 Show data context 6,972 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 20,563 Show data context 1,357 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 188 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,267 Show data context 2,545 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 179 Show data context 9 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 11 Show data context 6 Show data context
F: Construction 4,268 Show data context 48 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 5,378 Show data context 2,027 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 5,544 Show data context 459 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 809 Show data context 1,299 Show data context
J: Information & communication 25 Show data context 8 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 536 Show data context 69 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,983 Show data context 28 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 385 Show data context 209 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 1 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 3,515 Show data context 205 Show data context
P: Education 469 Show data context 1,408 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 341 Show data context 873 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 876 Show data context 481 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,268 Show data context 5,818 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 & fishing 14,810 Show data context 923 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 372 Show data context 8 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,060 Show data context 1,011 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 426 Show data context 44 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 38 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 6,548 Show data context 134 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 5,198 Show data context 2,807 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 5,354 Show data context 904 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1,171 Show data context 2,152 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 563 Show data context 173 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 433 Show data context 305 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 5,015 Show data context 666 Show data context
P: Education 504 Show data context 1,170 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 764 Show data context 1,480 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,008 Show data context 615 Show data context
T: Activities of households 454 Show data context 1,877 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 6,564 Show data context 638 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 191 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,757 Show data context 1,377 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 534 Show data context 68 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 100 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 7,789 Show data context 270 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 5,352 Show data context 4,531 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 4,175 Show data context 987 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1,699 Show data context 3,445 Show data context
J: Information & communication 274 Show data context 99 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 634 Show data context 424 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 242 Show data context 82 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 2,582 Show data context 616 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 22 Show data context 80 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 6,647 Show data context 1,684 Show data context
P: Education 1,023 Show data context 2,423 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 1,104 Show data context 2,720 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 746 Show data context 736 Show data context
T: Activities of households 248 Show data context 1,109 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 192 Show data context 2 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, Highland 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