Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 173 Show data context 37 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 15 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,152 Show data context 1,206 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 420 Show data context 4 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 42 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 1,690 Show data context 35 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 2,473 Show data context 1,102 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 1,182 Show data context 142 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 140 Show data context 202 Show data context
J: Information & communication 59 Show data context 19 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 361 Show data context 127 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 58 Show data context 18 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 218 Show data context 85 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 1,063 Show data context 121 Show data context
P: Education 147 Show data context 293 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 205 Show data context 368 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 300 Show data context 332 Show data context
T: Activities of households 566 Show data context 1,921 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 65 Show data context 7 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,726 Show data context 1,940 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 786 Show data context 99 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 18 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 1,809 Show data context 103 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 3,636 Show data context 3,024 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 1,280 Show data context 199 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 278 Show data context 1,149 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 373 Show data context 176 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 201 Show data context 125 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 1,799 Show data context 782 Show data context
P: Education 377 Show data context 460 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 307 Show data context 809 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 712 Show data context 765 Show data context
T: Activities of households 60 Show data context 420 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Industry, Table 3 , 'Industries (condensed list) of Males and Females (exclusive of persons out of work)'
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, Industry, Table 3 , 'Industries (Orders and Selected Units) and Status Aggregates. Occupied Males and Females aged 15 and over', for 'Urban Areas with population of less than 50,000, RD, NT'

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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 May 2024