Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 399 Show data context 7 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 109 Show data context 31 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 170 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 155 Show data context 59 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 153 Show data context 14 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 22 Show data context 35 Show data context
J: Information & communication 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 30 Show data context 4 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 13 Show data context 2 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 14 Show data context 5 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 79 Show data context 4 Show data context
P: Education 18 Show data context 38 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 18 Show data context 25 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 34 Show data context 37 Show data context
T: Activities of households 125 Show data context 237 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Industry, Table 3 , 'Industries (condensed list) of Males and Females (exclusive of persons out of work)'

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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, Newhaven RD 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