Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 4,929 Show data context 417 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 699 Show data context 1,018 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 369 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 33 Show data context 7 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 115 Show data context 0 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 16 Show data context 10 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 95 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 30 Show data context 0 Show data context
P: Education 59 Show data context 19 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 13 Show data context 22 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 41 Show data context 11 Show data context
T: Activities of households 296 Show data context 1,891 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 5,212 Show data context 2,095 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 77 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 554 Show data context 1,794 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 281 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 145 Show data context 419 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 572 Show data context 2 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1 Show data context 5 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 34 Show data context 12 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 79 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 41 Show data context 1 Show data context
P: Education 60 Show data context 23 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 6 Show data context 38 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 67 Show data context 28 Show data context
T: Activities of households 94 Show data context 1,159 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 5,022 Show data context 941 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 48 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 572 Show data context 599 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 330 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 327 Show data context 37 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 595 Show data context 0 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 5 Show data context 13 Show data context
J: Information & communication 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 35 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 84 Show data context 6 Show data context
P: Education 75 Show data context 47 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 8 Show data context 25 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 63 Show data context 32 Show data context
T: Activities of households 54 Show data context 1,091 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 4,587 Show data context 2,164 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 881 Show data context 3,248 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 498 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 487 Show data context 124 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 1,089 Show data context 58 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 30 Show data context 28 Show data context
J: Information & communication 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 35 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 66 Show data context 41 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 61 Show data context 4 Show data context
P: Education 58 Show data context 96 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 17 Show data context 19 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 95 Show data context 47 Show data context
T: Activities of households 24 Show data context 418 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 3,067 Show data context 569 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 810 Show data context 1,627 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 141 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 745 Show data context 277 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 999 Show data context 49 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 10 Show data context 39 Show data context
J: Information & communication 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 30 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 19 Show data context 18 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 375 Show data context 17 Show data context
P: Education 50 Show data context 176 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 26 Show data context 56 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 96 Show data context 29 Show data context
T: Activities of households 20 Show data context 359 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 2,087 Show data context 402 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 38 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 511 Show data context 274 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 31 Show data context 5 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 582 Show data context 9 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 631 Show data context 317 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 594 Show data context 69 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 43 Show data context 138 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 35 Show data context 16 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 27 Show data context 15 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 462 Show data context 30 Show data context
P: Education 74 Show data context 161 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 45 Show data context 117 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 102 Show data context 15 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4 Show data context 138 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 900 Show data context 130 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 780 Show data context 280 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 530 Show data context 30 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 690 Show data context 390 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 650 Show data context 60 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 60 Show data context 130 Show data context
J: Information & communication 20 Show data context 10 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 50 Show data context 20 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 10 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 10 Show data context 20 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 750 Show data context 180 Show data context
P: Education 140 Show data context 250 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 40 Show data context 200 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 50 Show data context 20 Show data context
T: Activities of households 0 Show data context 10 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 40 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, Shetland Islands District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 30th May 2024