Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 16,620 Show data context 538 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,698 Show data context 5,169 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 13 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 1,881 Show data context 6 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,475 Show data context 187 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 473 Show data context 7 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 502 Show data context 96 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 11 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 38 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 115 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 708 Show data context 10 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 216 Show data context 9 Show data context
P: Education 144 Show data context 198 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 96 Show data context 96 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 236 Show data context 175 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,265 Show data context 4,556 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 16,141 Show data context 2,456 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 33 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,099 Show data context 11,078 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 28 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 2,433 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,941 Show data context 533 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 974 Show data context 45 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 742 Show data context 793 Show data context
J: Information and communication 18 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 27 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 236 Show data context 175 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 184 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 134 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 361 Show data context 17 Show data context
P: Education 168 Show data context 510 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 112 Show data context 237 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 382 Show data context 957 Show data context
T: Activities of households 719 Show data context 3,424 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 12,698 Show data context 304 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 38 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,281 Show data context 7,156 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 41 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 16 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 2,591 Show data context 12 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,751 Show data context 405 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 943 Show data context 8 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 565 Show data context 186 Show data context
J: Information and communication 29 Show data context 11 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 79 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 51 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 175 Show data context 12 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 232 Show data context 14 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 472 Show data context 38 Show data context
P: Education 231 Show data context 660 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 83 Show data context 210 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 279 Show data context 1,063 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,515 Show data context 5,377 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 12,365 Show data context 396 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 79 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 12,574 Show data context 4,235 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 189 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 51 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 4,506 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,651 Show data context 1,132 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,320 Show data context 59 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 844 Show data context 699 Show data context
J: Information and communication 121 Show data context 75 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 347 Show data context 6 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 391 Show data context 31 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 536 Show data context 234 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 957 Show data context 299 Show data context
P: Education 357 Show data context 1,090 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 194 Show data context 480 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 991 Show data context 2,060 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,468 Show data context 8,051 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 8,539 Show data context 378 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 120 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 17,972 Show data context 4,558 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 635 Show data context 17 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 107 Show data context 9 Show data context
F: Construction 6,557 Show data context 51 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,574 Show data context 2,321 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,077 Show data context 429 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,141 Show data context 946 Show data context
J: Information and communication 103 Show data context 21 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,001 Show data context 122 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 296 Show data context 50 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 765 Show data context 131 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2 Show data context 3 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,537 Show data context 321 Show data context
P: Education 793 Show data context 1,594 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 440 Show data context 727 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,420 Show data context 1,166 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,847 Show data context 9,171 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 3 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 8,410 Show data context 892 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 127 Show data context 7 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 27,866 Show data context 9,173 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,063 Show data context 80 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 174 Show data context 19 Show data context
F: Construction 7,383 Show data context 162 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 7,203 Show data context 4,078 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,108 Show data context 739 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,452 Show data context 2,504 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 734 Show data context 348 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 779 Show data context 439 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 12,180 Show data context 1,524 Show data context
P: Education 1,142 Show data context 2,013 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,226 Show data context 2,551 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,754 Show data context 1,618 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,194 Show data context 4,108 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 4,416 Show data context 626 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 153 Show data context 23 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 40,287 Show data context 11,286 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 865 Show data context 215 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 270 Show data context 38 Show data context
F: Construction 10,952 Show data context 421 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 13,277 Show data context 7,426 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,863 Show data context 900 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,687 Show data context 1,306 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4,454 Show data context 1,409 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,370 Show data context 1,263 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 396 Show data context 175 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 3,392 Show data context 1,224 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 461 Show data context 654 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 9,320 Show data context 2,550 Show data context
P: Education 3,521 Show data context 5,946 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,758 Show data context 3,271 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,544 Show data context 1,622 Show data context
T: Activities of households 791 Show data context 1,422 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 214 Show data context 21 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, Buckinghamshire through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th September 2021