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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 5,544 Show data context 75 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,202 Show data context 2,486 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 813 Show data context 5 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 680 Show data context 83 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 164 Show data context 3 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 177 Show data context 65 Show data context
J: Information & communication 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 52 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 351 Show data context 9 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 75 Show data context 2 Show data context
P: Education 51 Show data context 83 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 68 Show data context 67 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 121 Show data context 110 Show data context
T: Activities of households 519 Show data context 1,663 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 5,501 Show data context 601 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,287 Show data context 4,766 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 848 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 553 Show data context 208 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 203 Show data context 13 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 185 Show data context 178 Show data context
J: Information & communication 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 70 Show data context 88 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 66 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 65 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 137 Show data context 8 Show data context
P: Education 57 Show data context 176 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 39 Show data context 59 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 136 Show data context 353 Show data context
T: Activities of households 192 Show data context 1,276 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 4,347 Show data context 52 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,235 Show data context 4,162 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,185 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 674 Show data context 161 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 485 Show data context 7 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 153 Show data context 82 Show data context
J: Information & communication 33 Show data context 6 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 37 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 96 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 179 Show data context 5 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 607 Show data context 26 Show data context
P: Education 118 Show data context 292 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 52 Show data context 102 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 133 Show data context 523 Show data context
T: Activities of households 370 Show data context 2,447 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 4,398 Show data context 103 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 140 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,758 Show data context 6,346 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 135 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,946 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 2,054 Show data context 726 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 1,771 Show data context 27 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 299 Show data context 396 Show data context
J: Information & communication 54 Show data context 47 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 164 Show data context 5 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 137 Show data context 12 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 429 Show data context 152 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 486 Show data context 75 Show data context
P: Education 150 Show data context 446 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 100 Show data context 252 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 407 Show data context 964 Show data context
T: Activities of households 601 Show data context 3,150 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 3,176 Show data context 79 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 81 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,059 Show data context 1,979 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 369 Show data context 16 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 49 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,566 Show data context 17 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 2,926 Show data context 1,325 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 1,656 Show data context 96 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 263 Show data context 416 Show data context
J: Information & communication 12 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 336 Show data context 61 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 91 Show data context 17 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 222 Show data context 67 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 1 Show data context 7 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 1,356 Show data context 69 Show data context
P: Education 204 Show data context 527 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 221 Show data context 439 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 443 Show data context 543 Show data context
T: Activities of households 678 Show data context 2,913 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 3,113 Show data context 243 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 44 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 11,173 Show data context 3,821 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 926 Show data context 129 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 44 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 3,025 Show data context 47 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 3,191 Show data context 2,239 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 2,031 Show data context 408 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 450 Show data context 1,132 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 398 Show data context 225 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 262 Show data context 149 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 5,281 Show data context 617 Show data context
P: Education 410 Show data context 728 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 355 Show data context 801 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 646 Show data context 543 Show data context
T: Activities of households 176 Show data context 829 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 1,219 Show data context 138 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 38 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 14,958 Show data context 4,744 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 804 Show data context 205 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 116 Show data context 10 Show data context
F: Construction 3,237 Show data context 264 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 4,581 Show data context 4,087 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 2,677 Show data context 799 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 661 Show data context 675 Show data context
J: Information & communication 936 Show data context 422 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 621 Show data context 750 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 112 Show data context 50 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 1,468 Show data context 437 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 173 Show data context 211 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 3,205 Show data context 1,684 Show data context
P: Education 1,305 Show data context 2,476 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 562 Show data context 1,595 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 606 Show data context 675 Show data context
T: Activities of households 65 Show data context 285 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 409 Show data context 7 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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