Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 680 Show data context 24 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,930 Show data context 1,366 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,053 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 887 Show data context 161 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 1,143 Show data context 3 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 233 Show data context 153 Show data context
J: Information & communication 25 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 33 Show data context 6 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 75 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 328 Show data context 9 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 3,018 Show data context 0 Show data context
P: Education 80 Show data context 142 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 77 Show data context 55 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 140 Show data context 252 Show data context
T: Activities of households 293 Show data context 2,248 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 831 Show data context 96 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 53 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,323 Show data context 3,797 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 37 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 33 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 2,198 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 1,583 Show data context 489 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 1,827 Show data context 6 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 487 Show data context 689 Show data context
J: Information & communication 28 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 49 Show data context 14 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 132 Show data context 260 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 155 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 182 Show data context 11 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 10,599 Show data context 21 Show data context
P: Education 100 Show data context 359 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 80 Show data context 208 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 217 Show data context 1,123 Show data context
T: Activities of households 199 Show data context 2,435 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 778 Show data context 17 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 94 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 10,349 Show data context 4,842 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 68 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 45 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 3,999 Show data context 12 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 2,454 Show data context 607 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 6,099 Show data context 28 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 763 Show data context 584 Show data context
J: Information & communication 92 Show data context 17 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 211 Show data context 20 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 50 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 249 Show data context 15 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 568 Show data context 24 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 9,902 Show data context 84 Show data context
P: Education 224 Show data context 631 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 148 Show data context 233 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 356 Show data context 1,816 Show data context
T: Activities of households 480 Show data context 5,705 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 5 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 1,002 Show data context 26 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 54 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 19,216 Show data context 7,930 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 554 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 131 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 6,355 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 6,971 Show data context 2,552 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 7,100 Show data context 112 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1,780 Show data context 1,905 Show data context
J: Information & communication 256 Show data context 203 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 698 Show data context 10 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 333 Show data context 35 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 938 Show data context 560 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 25,439 Show data context 258 Show data context
P: Education 493 Show data context 1,007 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 400 Show data context 912 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,614 Show data context 3,208 Show data context
T: Activities of households 471 Show data context 7,428 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 461 Show data context 23 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 18,573 Show data context 5,182 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,151 Show data context 30 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 174 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 5,372 Show data context 43 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 11,354 Show data context 6,184 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 4,965 Show data context 293 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1,597 Show data context 2,424 Show data context
J: Information & communication 60 Show data context 14 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 975 Show data context 158 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 274 Show data context 49 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 587 Show data context 250 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 8 Show data context 8 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 23,371 Show data context 420 Show data context
P: Education 748 Show data context 1,328 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 655 Show data context 1,120 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,763 Show data context 1,600 Show data context
T: Activities of households 471 Show data context 6,182 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 127 Show data context 13 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 23,294 Show data context 5,441 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,512 Show data context 298 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 146 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 6,206 Show data context 187 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 8,923 Show data context 6,617 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 5,266 Show data context 701 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1,256 Show data context 3,011 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 987 Show data context 472 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 598 Show data context 488 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 27,472 Show data context 1,822 Show data context
P: Education 828 Show data context 1,160 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 1,232 Show data context 2,475 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,805 Show data context 1,755 Show data context
T: Activities of households 60 Show data context 1,209 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 54 Show data context 21 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 0 Show data context 10 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 21,656 Show data context 9,197 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,220 Show data context 330 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 31 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 6,869 Show data context 320 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 8,443 Show data context 7,987 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 6,047 Show data context 1,463 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1,287 Show data context 1,857 Show data context
J: Information & communication 757 Show data context 378 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 1,118 Show data context 1,148 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 220 Show data context 140 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 690 Show data context 530 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 61 Show data context 290 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 19,089 Show data context 4,126 Show data context
P: Education 2,433 Show data context 2,936 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 1,414 Show data context 3,995 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,060 Show data context 1,610 Show data context
T: Activities of households 21 Show data context 313 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 80 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, Portsmouth UA through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th June 2024