Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 3,280 Show data context 224 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 247 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 33,206 Show data context 7,630 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 46 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 4,115 Show data context 29 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 3,522 Show data context 687 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 2,150 Show data context 349 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 667 Show data context 195 Show data context
J: Information & communication 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 95 Show data context 22 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 65 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 331 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 2,434 Show data context 36 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 822 Show data context 4 Show data context
P: Education 174 Show data context 448 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 228 Show data context 218 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 556 Show data context 769 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,292 Show data context 8,540 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 4,236 Show data context 597 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 1,571 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 52,473 Show data context 18,231 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 210 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 122 Show data context 7 Show data context
F: Construction 7,985 Show data context 37 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 6,221 Show data context 2,028 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 5,305 Show data context 1,031 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1,373 Show data context 1,406 Show data context
J: Information & communication 177 Show data context 96 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 241 Show data context 96 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 465 Show data context 531 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 748 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 1,913 Show data context 90 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 979 Show data context 30 Show data context
P: Education 231 Show data context 1,027 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 305 Show data context 460 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,035 Show data context 3,100 Show data context
T: Activities of households 556 Show data context 8,247 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 & fishing 4,299 Show data context 147 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 280 Show data context 7 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 78,263 Show data context 35,655 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 453 Show data context 12 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 148 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 12,921 Show data context 115 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 9,482 Show data context 2,972 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 9,291 Show data context 1,732 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 2,275 Show data context 1,467 Show data context
J: Information & communication 351 Show data context 46 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 822 Show data context 217 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 238 Show data context 3 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 1,321 Show data context 64 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 6,795 Show data context 526 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 1,694 Show data context 75 Show data context
P: Education 779 Show data context 2,231 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 439 Show data context 801 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,434 Show data context 4,952 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,396 Show data context 19,865 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 8,083 Show data context 480 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 2,634 Show data context 15 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 137,901 Show data context 73,340 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,230 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 476 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 19,761 Show data context 9 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 21,064 Show data context 10,742 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 27,232 Show data context 1,059 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 4,496 Show data context 5,024 Show data context
J: Information & communication 909 Show data context 740 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 2,951 Show data context 434 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 1,577 Show data context 183 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 12,830 Show data context 7,495 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 5,563 Show data context 978 Show data context
P: Education 1,427 Show data context 3,755 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 984 Show data context 2,742 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 5,229 Show data context 9,881 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,965 Show data context 21,352 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 1,954 Show data context 91 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 350 Show data context 19 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 160,982 Show data context 88,494 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 4,882 Show data context 224 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 890 Show data context 94 Show data context
F: Construction 21,464 Show data context 340 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 39,667 Show data context 21,484 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 26,426 Show data context 2,403 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 3,954 Show data context 7,620 Show data context
J: Information & communication 306 Show data context 158 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 4,734 Show data context 2,225 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 894 Show data context 328 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 3,086 Show data context 1,079 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 14 Show data context 30 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 12,523 Show data context 1,889 Show data context
P: Education 2,892 Show data context 5,155 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 2,375 Show data context 5,240 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 7,105 Show data context 6,201 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,097 Show data context 17,302 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 6 Show data context 4 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 1,086 Show data context 163 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 328 Show data context 29 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 248,992 Show data context 115,005 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 6,408 Show data context 777 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 698 Show data context 77 Show data context
F: Construction 28,964 Show data context 1,422 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 43,482 Show data context 32,928 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 27,125 Show data context 7,269 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 4,349 Show data context 17,741 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 6,606 Show data context 4,615 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 5,068 Show data context 3,072 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 15,830 Show data context 5,325 Show data context
P: Education 4,726 Show data context 7,258 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 4,384 Show data context 10,882 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 8,349 Show data context 8,525 Show data context
T: Activities of households 919 Show data context 5,264 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 471 Show data context 110 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 153 Show data context 41 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 213,721 Show data context 79,976 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 4,352 Show data context 1,094 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 787 Show data context 239 Show data context
F: Construction 32,003 Show data context 2,619 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 40,880 Show data context 36,757 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 25,516 Show data context 7,171 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 3,835 Show data context 8,783 Show data context
J: Information & communication 5,787 Show data context 3,100 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 7,707 Show data context 8,071 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,047 Show data context 934 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 7,741 Show data context 4,725 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 1,280 Show data context 3,529 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 15,330 Show data context 11,348 Show data context
P: Education 11,234 Show data context 22,233 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 5,604 Show data context 17,758 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 5,260 Show data context 7,873 Show data context
T: Activities of households 273 Show data context 2,392 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 10 Show data context 10 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: 24th May 2024