Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 23,400 Show data context 826 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 7,249 Show data context 59 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 30,505 Show data context 6,865 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 47 Show data context 7 Show data context
F: Construction 3,966 Show data context 20 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,055 Show data context 417 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,460 Show data context 61 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 973 Show data context 237 Show data context
J: Information and communication 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 41 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 86 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 264 Show data context 3 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,751 Show data context 20 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 391 Show data context 16 Show data context
P: Education 331 Show data context 483 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 272 Show data context 91 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 415 Show data context 418 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,728 Show data context 12,800 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 22,697 Show data context 6,591 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 12,252 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 34,972 Show data context 13,455 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 78 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 80 Show data context 23 Show data context
F: Construction 6,304 Show data context 9 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,931 Show data context 1,627 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,950 Show data context 477 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,593 Show data context 1,580 Show data context
J: Information and communication 58 Show data context 15 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 107 Show data context 17 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 526 Show data context 517 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 563 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 662 Show data context 23 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 784 Show data context 40 Show data context
P: Education 343 Show data context 1,070 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 286 Show data context 218 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 799 Show data context 2,062 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,236 Show data context 8,383 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 17,500 Show data context 888 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 17,366 Show data context 112 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 33,958 Show data context 16,027 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 178 Show data context 2 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 66 Show data context 9 Show data context
F: Construction 8,806 Show data context 52 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,996 Show data context 1,180 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,009 Show data context 201 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,203 Show data context 690 Show data context
J: Information and communication 126 Show data context 28 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 350 Show data context 15 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 156 Show data context 2 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 733 Show data context 10 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2,128 Show data context 43 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,000 Show data context 101 Show data context
P: Education 668 Show data context 1,650 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 315 Show data context 420 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 811 Show data context 1,981 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,224 Show data context 15,195 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 and fishing 17,692 Show data context 1,767 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 24,193 Show data context 15 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 47,953 Show data context 14,651 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 615 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 175 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 8,646 Show data context 5 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 7,290 Show data context 3,232 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 11,208 Show data context 153 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,615 Show data context 1,508 Show data context
J: Information and communication 170 Show data context 126 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 968 Show data context 11 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 553 Show data context 14 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3,322 Show data context 560 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,103 Show data context 434 Show data context
P: Education 821 Show data context 2,109 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 455 Show data context 1,015 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,423 Show data context 2,434 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,424 Show data context 12,972 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 and fishing 16,830 Show data context 1,037 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 31,329 Show data context 125 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 40,550 Show data context 20,908 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,143 Show data context 32 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 390 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 8,075 Show data context 123 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 12,576 Show data context 5,664 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 9,214 Show data context 699 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,802 Show data context 1,796 Show data context
J: Information and communication 25 Show data context 7 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,473 Show data context 246 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 303 Show data context 41 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 951 Show data context 258 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1 Show data context 8 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,533 Show data context 494 Show data context
P: Education 1,234 Show data context 2,770 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 970 Show data context 1,876 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,202 Show data context 1,439 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,805 Show data context 11,342 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 16,454 Show data context 2,023 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 26,945 Show data context 399 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 53,614 Show data context 26,508 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,359 Show data context 227 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 488 Show data context 6 Show data context
F: Construction 11,938 Show data context 260 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 12,425 Show data context 8,860 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,922 Show data context 1,212 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,909 Show data context 4,982 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,374 Show data context 505 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 764 Show data context 498 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 20,221 Show data context 2,934 Show data context
P: Education 2,042 Show data context 3,304 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,777 Show data context 3,244 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,542 Show data context 2,009 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,100 Show data context 3,643 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 8,591 Show data context 1,132 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 11,839 Show data context 758 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 76,021 Show data context 25,380 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3,362 Show data context 348 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 413 Show data context 42 Show data context
F: Construction 18,075 Show data context 847 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 18,472 Show data context 13,404 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,184 Show data context 1,124 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,964 Show data context 3,354 Show data context
J: Information and communication 914 Show data context 561 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,630 Show data context 1,257 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 295 Show data context 125 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,379 Show data context 904 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 531 Show data context 365 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 10,978 Show data context 4,877 Show data context
P: Education 5,203 Show data context 8,976 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,660 Show data context 4,652 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,258 Show data context 2,689 Show data context
T: Activities of households 394 Show data context 1,293 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 50 Show data context 5 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: 26th October 2021