Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 4,232 Show data context 338 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 466 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,470 Show data context 953 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 940 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 435 Show data context 91 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 308 Show data context 9 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 121 Show data context 32 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 75 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 239 Show data context 5 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 100 Show data context 6 Show data context
P: Education 53 Show data context 99 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 41 Show data context 31 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 71 Show data context 124 Show data context
T: Activities of households 796 Show data context 1,940 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 5,557 Show data context 1,271 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,082 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,682 Show data context 2,605 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 46 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 9 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,687 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 995 Show data context 430 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 949 Show data context 37 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 302 Show data context 324 Show data context
J: Information and communication 26 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 205 Show data context 275 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 248 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 229 Show data context 71 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 356 Show data context 12 Show data context
P: Education 87 Show data context 356 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 72 Show data context 124 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 236 Show data context 1,075 Show data context
T: Activities of households 361 Show data context 2,981 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3,961 Show data context 219 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,857 Show data context 8 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,401 Show data context 1,961 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,359 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 547 Show data context 196 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 462 Show data context 11 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 145 Show data context 65 Show data context
J: Information and communication 5 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 31 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 89 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 118 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 158 Show data context 22 Show data context
P: Education 74 Show data context 233 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 40 Show data context 46 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 92 Show data context 625 Show data context
T: Activities of households 504 Show data context 1,926 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 5,205 Show data context 306 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,834 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,355 Show data context 2,547 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 90 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,820 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,404 Show data context 553 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,895 Show data context 21 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 304 Show data context 335 Show data context
J: Information and communication 46 Show data context 31 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 176 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 123 Show data context 7 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 333 Show data context 95 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 424 Show data context 120 Show data context
P: Education 156 Show data context 457 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 98 Show data context 306 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 362 Show data context 934 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,117 Show data context 3,245 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 3,507 Show data context 198 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,582 Show data context 6 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,604 Show data context 3,441 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 157 Show data context 5 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 103 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 1,952 Show data context 15 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,599 Show data context 1,008 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,417 Show data context 157 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 279 Show data context 321 Show data context
J: Information and communication 13 Show data context 5 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 243 Show data context 56 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 51 Show data context 12 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 137 Show data context 50 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,165 Show data context 51 Show data context
P: Education 249 Show data context 497 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 155 Show data context 319 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 349 Show data context 293 Show data context
T: Activities of households 990 Show data context 2,098 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 and fishing 3,312 Show data context 329 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 646 Show data context 25 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 21,995 Show data context 5,130 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 271 Show data context 33 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 106 Show data context 8 Show data context
F: Construction 2,751 Show data context 52 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,589 Show data context 1,408 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,294 Show data context 343 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 402 Show data context 941 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 246 Show data context 71 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 116 Show data context 46 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,752 Show data context 296 Show data context
P: Education 419 Show data context 595 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 283 Show data context 651 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 649 Show data context 552 Show data context
T: Activities of households 264 Show data context 700 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 3,339 Show data context 286 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 311 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 24,346 Show data context 2,694 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 642 Show data context 42 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 90 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 4,599 Show data context 113 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,269 Show data context 1,640 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,101 Show data context 193 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 594 Show data context 526 Show data context
J: Information and communication 556 Show data context 189 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 399 Show data context 204 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 106 Show data context 26 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 873 Show data context 175 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 107 Show data context 98 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,422 Show data context 746 Show data context
P: Education 1,179 Show data context 1,353 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 461 Show data context 724 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 603 Show data context 361 Show data context
T: Activities of households 261 Show data context 457 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 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, South Gloucestershire UA through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 10th July 2020