Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 819 Show data context 72 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,415 Show data context 1,093 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,638 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,256 Show data context 229 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 865 Show data context 10 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 209 Show data context 58 Show data context
J: Information and communication 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 41 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 34 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 264 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,142 Show data context 68 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 492 Show data context 12 Show data context
P: Education 145 Show data context 287 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 180 Show data context 156 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 265 Show data context 864 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,736 Show data context 5,290 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,163 Show data context 106 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 71 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,687 Show data context 3,539 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 125 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 44 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 4,412 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,364 Show data context 496 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,518 Show data context 16 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 695 Show data context 531 Show data context
J: Information and communication 106 Show data context 16 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 206 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 407 Show data context 446 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 892 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 867 Show data context 68 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,338 Show data context 46 Show data context
P: Education 180 Show data context 740 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 295 Show data context 420 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 700 Show data context 3,513 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,517 Show data context 9,331 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 31 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,803 Show data context 63 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 100 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 10,221 Show data context 6,623 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 173 Show data context 2 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 92 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 9,870 Show data context 36 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,087 Show data context 1,172 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,712 Show data context 43 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,312 Show data context 872 Show data context
J: Information and communication 339 Show data context 69 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 626 Show data context 12 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 204 Show data context 2 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,131 Show data context 44 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2,972 Show data context 186 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,538 Show data context 106 Show data context
P: Education 403 Show data context 1,864 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 580 Show data context 1,525 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,543 Show data context 6,513 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,045 Show data context 27,757 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 39 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 407 Show data context 9 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 47 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,921 Show data context 7,746 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 388 Show data context 3 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 214 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 7,751 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 9,139 Show data context 2,633 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 9,863 Show data context 121 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,195 Show data context 2,255 Show data context
J: Information and communication 476 Show data context 188 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,113 Show data context 51 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,404 Show data context 378 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2,776 Show data context 1,371 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,070 Show data context 850 Show data context
P: Education 372 Show data context 1,299 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 792 Show data context 1,870 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,387 Show data context 9,676 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,682 Show data context 34,849 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 164 Show data context 21 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 44 Show data context 7 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 12,235 Show data context 7,783 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,095 Show data context 42 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 151 Show data context 45 Show data context
F: Construction 5,880 Show data context 139 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 11,883 Show data context 6,748 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,327 Show data context 666 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 4,335 Show data context 7,122 Show data context
J: Information and communication 350 Show data context 128 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,240 Show data context 599 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 727 Show data context 263 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,502 Show data context 579 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 15 Show data context 58 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,915 Show data context 915 Show data context
P: Education 656 Show data context 1,648 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,088 Show data context 3,242 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,707 Show data context 5,174 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,858 Show data context 26,962 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 160 Show data context 38 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 107 Show data context 41 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 13 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 10,450 Show data context 6,106 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,015 Show data context 209 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 74 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 8,776 Show data context 464 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 13,046 Show data context 11,268 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,076 Show data context 1,430 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,443 Show data context 7,097 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,135 Show data context 2,285 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,290 Show data context 1,959 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,853 Show data context 1,875 Show data context
P: Education 1,170 Show data context 1,860 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,578 Show data context 4,146 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 5,069 Show data context 4,626 Show data context
T: Activities of households 564 Show data context 8,561 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 90 Show data context 20 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 30 Show data context 40 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,140 Show data context 2,070 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,320 Show data context 190 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 70 Show data context 20 Show data context
F: Construction 4,430 Show data context 450 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 10,460 Show data context 10,710 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,960 Show data context 1,700 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 5,050 Show data context 4,210 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,420 Show data context 900 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,460 Show data context 1,710 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,420 Show data context 1,290 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 3,560 Show data context 1,800 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,580 Show data context 1,700 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,020 Show data context 3,500 Show data context
P: Education 2,280 Show data context 3,340 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,610 Show data context 3,650 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,520 Show data context 2,180 Show data context
T: Activities of households 330 Show data context 3,600 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 670 Show data context 360 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, Kensington and Chelsea District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 28th July 2021