Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 67 Show data context 18 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 34 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,752 Show data context 297 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 119 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 187 Show data context 106 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 214 Show data context 13 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 13 Show data context 21 Show data context
J: Information & communication 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 6 Show data context 4 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 27 Show data context 16 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 111 Show data context 7 Show data context
P: Education 24 Show data context 24 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 23 Show data context 21 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 17 Show data context 15 Show data context
T: Activities of households 22 Show data context 94 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 & fishing 35 Show data context 21 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,606 Show data context 686 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 134 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 121 Show data context 101 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 416 Show data context 21 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 19 Show data context 72 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 92 Show data context 14 Show data context
P: Education 59 Show data context 53 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 4 Show data context 6 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 20 Show data context 12 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4 Show data context 28 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: 23rd April 2024