Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 18,052 Show data context 337 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 201 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 19,151 Show data context 4,379 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 48 Show data context 7 Show data context
F: Construction 8,175 Show data context 37 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,327 Show data context 1,840 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,276 Show data context 35 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,002 Show data context 294 Show data context
J: Information and communication 42 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 284 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 248 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,055 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 7,192 Show data context 79 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,876 Show data context 25 Show data context
P: Education 691 Show data context 1,290 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 680 Show data context 667 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 943 Show data context 2,533 Show data context
T: Activities of households 5,754 Show data context 24,094 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 169 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 18,095 Show data context 1,870 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 104 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,323 Show data context 2,924 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 40 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 49 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 4,860 Show data context 15 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,658 Show data context 680 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,739 Show data context 42 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,102 Show data context 902 Show data context
J: Information and communication 36 Show data context 3 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 113 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 409 Show data context 349 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 540 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 445 Show data context 7 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 9,220 Show data context 61 Show data context
P: Education 273 Show data context 710 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 226 Show data context 259 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 608 Show data context 1,951 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,098 Show data context 7,746 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 16,059 Show data context 384 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 229 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,369 Show data context 3,444 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 94 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 26 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 8,422 Show data context 33 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,896 Show data context 718 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,625 Show data context 23 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,068 Show data context 474 Show data context
J: Information and communication 155 Show data context 34 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 242 Show data context 6 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 124 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 795 Show data context 17 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 993 Show data context 60 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,828 Show data context 87 Show data context
P: Education 528 Show data context 1,492 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 376 Show data context 706 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 694 Show data context 3,123 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,600 Show data context 15,661 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 9 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 13,885 Show data context 525 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 451 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 17,682 Show data context 7,607 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,134 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 267 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 14,647 Show data context 8 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 13,679 Show data context 3,473 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 12,183 Show data context 161 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,952 Show data context 2,035 Show data context
J: Information and communication 674 Show data context 292 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,611 Show data context 71 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,189 Show data context 226 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 5,353 Show data context 1,505 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 8,341 Show data context 939 Show data context
P: Education 1,154 Show data context 2,857 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,558 Show data context 3,685 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,365 Show data context 8,107 Show data context
T: Activities of households 10,583 Show data context 34,731 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 11,699 Show data context 854 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 691 Show data context 9 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 26,515 Show data context 6,442 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,387 Show data context 110 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 986 Show data context 25 Show data context
F: Construction 19,281 Show data context 214 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 21,457 Show data context 7,730 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 11,986 Show data context 1,114 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,850 Show data context 3,676 Show data context
J: Information and communication 540 Show data context 149 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 4,698 Show data context 724 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 753 Show data context 103 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 3,521 Show data context 820 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 4 Show data context 20 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 17,723 Show data context 1,184 Show data context
P: Education 2,203 Show data context 3,904 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,965 Show data context 4,794 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 6,051 Show data context 5,426 Show data context
T: Activities of households 14,924 Show data context 33,982 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 27 Show data context 12 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 11,432 Show data context 1,896 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 592 Show data context 33 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 48,671 Show data context 16,099 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3,657 Show data context 362 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,192 Show data context 66 Show data context
F: Construction 20,855 Show data context 626 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 23,777 Show data context 14,209 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 14,102 Show data context 2,645 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,836 Show data context 8,236 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,273 Show data context 2,097 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 3,018 Show data context 2,242 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 24,585 Show data context 4,190 Show data context
P: Education 3,633 Show data context 6,601 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 6,327 Show data context 10,533 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 5,819 Show data context 6,142 Show data context
T: Activities of households 7,345 Show data context 14,652 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 5,570 Show data context 1,164 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 628 Show data context 60 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 68,582 Show data context 21,784 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3,253 Show data context 763 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,228 Show data context 114 Show data context
F: Construction 25,615 Show data context 1,761 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 29,818 Show data context 21,571 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 19,407 Show data context 4,119 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,701 Show data context 4,154 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4,492 Show data context 1,862 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 5,221 Show data context 4,519 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,032 Show data context 822 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 8,426 Show data context 4,157 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2,072 Show data context 3,074 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 20,073 Show data context 9,862 Show data context
P: Education 7,231 Show data context 14,283 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 7,280 Show data context 12,250 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,476 Show data context 5,482 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,333 Show data context 6,171 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 59 Show data context 17 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: 04th August 2020