Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 502 Show data context 23 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 32 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,469 Show data context 4,659 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,291 Show data context 5 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 500 Show data context 152 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,113 Show data context 6 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 149 Show data context 129 Show data context
J: Information and communication 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 109 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 678 Show data context 27 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 328 Show data context 0 Show data context
P: Education 73 Show data context 52 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 61 Show data context 13 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 112 Show data context 94 Show data context
T: Activities of households 166 Show data context 1,850 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 and fishing 794 Show data context 138 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 82 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 15,182 Show data context 16,832 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 70 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 43 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 2,240 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,551 Show data context 555 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,168 Show data context 10 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 92 Show data context 233 Show data context
J: Information and communication 75 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 64 Show data context 11 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 91 Show data context 140 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 215 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 608 Show data context 14 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 261 Show data context 6 Show data context
P: Education 151 Show data context 155 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 56 Show data context 111 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 179 Show data context 357 Show data context
T: Activities of households 72 Show data context 2,039 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 555 Show data context 55 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 129 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 21,142 Show data context 26,803 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 108 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 91 Show data context 13 Show data context
F: Construction 3,205 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,780 Show data context 983 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,724 Show data context 78 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 202 Show data context 252 Show data context
J: Information and communication 344 Show data context 7 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 214 Show data context 40 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 43 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 296 Show data context 19 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,456 Show data context 88 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 547 Show data context 14 Show data context
P: Education 182 Show data context 331 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 89 Show data context 159 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 330 Show data context 587 Show data context
T: Activities of households 334 Show data context 2,131 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 1,172 Show data context 71 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 220 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 25,238 Show data context 28,279 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 279 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 153 Show data context 11 Show data context
F: Construction 3,301 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,833 Show data context 2,136 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,485 Show data context 218 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 709 Show data context 339 Show data context
J: Information and communication 147 Show data context 30 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 468 Show data context 66 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 47 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 478 Show data context 115 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2,081 Show data context 994 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 834 Show data context 32 Show data context
P: Education 296 Show data context 575 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 218 Show data context 503 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 701 Show data context 1,107 Show data context
T: Activities of households 244 Show data context 2,383 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 780 Show data context 45 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 165 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 26,781 Show data context 28,474 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 795 Show data context 20 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 199 Show data context 38 Show data context
F: Construction 3,245 Show data context 121 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 8,127 Show data context 4,825 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,264 Show data context 285 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 999 Show data context 681 Show data context
J: Information and communication 43 Show data context 27 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 743 Show data context 252 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 106 Show data context 49 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 498 Show data context 306 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,255 Show data context 325 Show data context
P: Education 460 Show data context 1,111 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 500 Show data context 901 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,212 Show data context 950 Show data context
T: Activities of households 358 Show data context 2,795 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 520 Show data context 62 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 36 Show data context 6 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 24,422 Show data context 18,012 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 980 Show data context 58 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 112 Show data context 9 Show data context
F: Construction 4,811 Show data context 262 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 7,415 Show data context 5,991 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,676 Show data context 725 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 834 Show data context 1,611 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 934 Show data context 474 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 696 Show data context 604 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,814 Show data context 662 Show data context
P: Education 774 Show data context 1,643 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 612 Show data context 2,039 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,338 Show data context 1,130 Show data context
T: Activities of households 115 Show data context 1,037 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 152 Show data context 22 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 10 Show data context 19 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 22,481 Show data context 12,772 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 893 Show data context 223 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 68 Show data context 10 Show data context
F: Construction 6,235 Show data context 359 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,895 Show data context 6,844 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,650 Show data context 738 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 680 Show data context 1,312 Show data context
J: Information and communication 670 Show data context 602 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,020 Show data context 728 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 58 Show data context 29 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 777 Show data context 777 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 48 Show data context 78 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,547 Show data context 1,215 Show data context
P: Education 2,203 Show data context 4,106 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,149 Show data context 3,558 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 709 Show data context 972 Show data context
T: Activities of households 78 Show data context 643 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Dundee City City through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 04th August 2020