Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 111,894 Show data context 6,486 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 29,717 Show data context 348 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 156,689 Show data context 41,511 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 83 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 154 Show data context 25 Show data context
F: Construction 25,773 Show data context 144 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 18,947 Show data context 2,890 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 9,386 Show data context 577 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 5,006 Show data context 1,377 Show data context
J: Information and communication 35 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 278 Show data context 41 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 455 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,859 Show data context 5 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 10,241 Show data context 135 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,929 Show data context 75 Show data context
P: Education 1,552 Show data context 2,858 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,474 Show data context 817 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,868 Show data context 3,127 Show data context
T: Activities of households 17,625 Show data context 68,886 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 115,395 Show data context 27,364 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 41,362 Show data context 72 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 193,095 Show data context 83,554 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 598 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 448 Show data context 67 Show data context
F: Construction 39,928 Show data context 87 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 26,809 Show data context 8,852 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 21,331 Show data context 2,783 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 8,298 Show data context 8,223 Show data context
J: Information and communication 453 Show data context 155 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 677 Show data context 165 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 2,976 Show data context 3,407 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 3,569 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 4,692 Show data context 367 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,513 Show data context 198 Show data context
P: Education 1,683 Show data context 6,037 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,501 Show data context 1,657 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,888 Show data context 13,971 Show data context
T: Activities of households 6,473 Show data context 49,964 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 43 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 92,869 Show data context 4,574 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 48,725 Show data context 895 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 262,599 Show data context 118,765 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,539 Show data context 20 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 422 Show data context 30 Show data context
F: Construction 55,060 Show data context 383 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 34,527 Show data context 9,789 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 34,802 Show data context 2,815 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 9,001 Show data context 5,374 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,051 Show data context 234 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,573 Show data context 454 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 984 Show data context 15 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 5,307 Show data context 133 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 16,685 Show data context 812 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 9,069 Show data context 602 Show data context
P: Education 3,958 Show data context 10,585 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,810 Show data context 2,739 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 5,486 Show data context 19,222 Show data context
T: Activities of households 12,096 Show data context 99,986 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 104,284 Show data context 8,345 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 89,536 Show data context 119 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 439,439 Show data context 196,600 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 6,411 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,585 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 74,895 Show data context 39 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 73,664 Show data context 33,969 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 94,212 Show data context 2,371 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 14,701 Show data context 16,668 Show data context
J: Information and communication 2,313 Show data context 2,002 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 9,903 Show data context 643 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 5,723 Show data context 396 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 33,107 Show data context 14,511 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 20,338 Show data context 3,849 Show data context
P: Education 6,358 Show data context 17,067 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 3,667 Show data context 9,603 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 16,132 Show data context 32,081 Show data context
T: Activities of households 22,267 Show data context 101,744 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 81,819 Show data context 5,013 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 82,969 Show data context 382 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 488,889 Show data context 248,505 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 15,557 Show data context 655 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2,744 Show data context 172 Show data context
F: Construction 70,427 Show data context 913 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 120,470 Show data context 62,082 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 85,027 Show data context 6,546 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 13,794 Show data context 20,551 Show data context
J: Information and communication 538 Show data context 253 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 13,141 Show data context 4,210 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 2,967 Show data context 662 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 8,688 Show data context 2,875 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 25 Show data context 86 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 45,731 Show data context 4,660 Show data context
P: Education 10,038 Show data context 20,918 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 7,410 Show data context 15,575 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 21,060 Show data context 17,073 Show data context
T: Activities of households 21,131 Show data context 81,399 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 9 Show data context 10 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 78,952 Show data context 9,587 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 65,110 Show data context 1,037 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 742,828 Show data context 331,069 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 25,188 Show data context 2,860 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2,887 Show data context 134 Show data context
F: Construction 103,886 Show data context 3,601 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 133,613 Show data context 99,830 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 90,305 Show data context 17,191 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 16,845 Show data context 54,336 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 16,474 Show data context 8,738 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 11,486 Show data context 6,896 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 106,157 Show data context 20,369 Show data context
P: Education 16,656 Show data context 27,780 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 13,576 Show data context 32,766 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 25,946 Show data context 25,040 Show data context
T: Activities of households 7,305 Show data context 26,078 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 42,165 Show data context 5,335 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 27,199 Show data context 1,448 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 790,353 Show data context 280,906 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 22,212 Show data context 5,614 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 3,009 Show data context 460 Show data context
F: Construction 132,564 Show data context 8,136 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 156,918 Show data context 132,612 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 82,989 Show data context 17,030 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 17,454 Show data context 31,950 Show data context
J: Information and communication 13,704 Show data context 8,428 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 19,533 Show data context 18,777 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 2,949 Show data context 2,091 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 20,939 Show data context 12,394 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 4,299 Show data context 7,869 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 76,344 Show data context 42,864 Show data context
P: Education 39,927 Show data context 79,894 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 18,591 Show data context 50,935 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 19,723 Show data context 26,491 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,680 Show data context 10,732 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 121 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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Date accessed: 19th September 2021