Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 15,121 Show data context 575 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 56 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 11,999 Show data context 2,623 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 27 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 26 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 4,623 Show data context 21 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,541 Show data context 710 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,140 Show data context 18 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 802 Show data context 208 Show data context
J: Information and communication 12 Show data context 5 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 114 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 135 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 490 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3,120 Show data context 60 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,848 Show data context 15 Show data context
P: Education 398 Show data context 758 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 409 Show data context 513 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 546 Show data context 1,286 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,050 Show data context 13,448 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 33 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 20,738 Show data context 2,103 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 111 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 23,506 Show data context 9,516 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 208 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 175 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 12,031 Show data context 27 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 7,487 Show data context 1,980 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,947 Show data context 91 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,602 Show data context 2,219 Show data context
J: Information and communication 191 Show data context 31 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 600 Show data context 4 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,198 Show data context 1,076 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,913 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2,332 Show data context 44 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 9,796 Show data context 154 Show data context
P: Education 767 Show data context 2,243 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 729 Show data context 1,138 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,356 Show data context 6,509 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,343 Show data context 22,292 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 77 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 22,955 Show data context 1,281 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 244 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 39,534 Show data context 15,642 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 764 Show data context 3 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 292 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 29,015 Show data context 114 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 16,947 Show data context 3,086 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 16,798 Show data context 163 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,852 Show data context 1,689 Show data context
J: Information and communication 825 Show data context 128 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,293 Show data context 34 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 668 Show data context 6 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 4,706 Show data context 149 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 9,759 Show data context 339 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 11,088 Show data context 391 Show data context
P: Education 1,815 Show data context 5,632 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,281 Show data context 2,553 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,764 Show data context 13,787 Show data context
T: Activities of households 6,843 Show data context 57,608 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 59 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 34,081 Show data context 1,624 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,222 Show data context 85 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 145,501 Show data context 64,386 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 7,332 Show data context 7 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,627 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 73,526 Show data context 29 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 78,985 Show data context 21,178 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 86,185 Show data context 1,488 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 10,761 Show data context 10,694 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4,406 Show data context 1,775 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 14,849 Show data context 783 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 10,864 Show data context 1,429 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 47,402 Show data context 13,702 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 44,095 Show data context 5,182 Show data context
P: Education 6,660 Show data context 14,277 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 4,590 Show data context 12,437 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 19,843 Show data context 39,650 Show data context
T: Activities of households 15,939 Show data context 115,789 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 18,306 Show data context 2,485 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,394 Show data context 93 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 279,611 Show data context 117,059 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 25,386 Show data context 934 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 3,680 Show data context 201 Show data context
F: Construction 110,868 Show data context 1,444 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 173,502 Show data context 72,001 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 126,277 Show data context 14,069 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 17,398 Show data context 21,186 Show data context
J: Information and communication 5,310 Show data context 1,753 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 43,426 Show data context 13,241 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 6,969 Show data context 1,589 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 20,871 Show data context 6,484 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 63 Show data context 271 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 77,962 Show data context 9,065 Show data context
P: Education 12,946 Show data context 22,016 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 11,673 Show data context 19,737 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 30,485 Show data context 32,193 Show data context
T: Activities of households 15,861 Show data context 103,742 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 127 Show data context 78 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 8,011 Show data context 1,906 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 591 Show data context 50 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 434,229 Show data context 209,677 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 33,505 Show data context 3,112 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2,843 Show data context 94 Show data context
F: Construction 114,435 Show data context 4,126 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 130,698 Show data context 84,581 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 99,357 Show data context 13,707 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 12,372 Show data context 42,644 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 16,131 Show data context 7,382 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 8,580 Show data context 5,407 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 91,530 Show data context 23,668 Show data context
P: Education 14,154 Show data context 26,159 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 17,502 Show data context 38,562 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 33,853 Show data context 34,620 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,599 Show data context 33,886 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 3,490 Show data context 840 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,200 Show data context 400 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 388,840 Show data context 177,880 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 21,780 Show data context 6,400 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2,500 Show data context 180 Show data context
F: Construction 117,100 Show data context 10,190 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 153,090 Show data context 126,660 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 130,620 Show data context 29,280 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 13,420 Show data context 17,610 Show data context
J: Information and communication 26,890 Show data context 13,050 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 22,990 Show data context 22,390 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 4,090 Show data context 3,810 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 23,950 Show data context 14,990 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 7,640 Show data context 15,880 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 80,470 Show data context 54,870 Show data context
P: Education 26,020 Show data context 69,040 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 19,910 Show data context 56,270 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 21,420 Show data context 30,610 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,750 Show data context 11,560 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1,540 Show data context 350 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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Date accessed: 04th August 2020