Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 5,520 Show data context 144 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,430 Show data context 1,715 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 6 Show data context 19 Show data context
F: Construction 981 Show data context 5 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 613 Show data context 115 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 286 Show data context 4 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 215 Show data context 55 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 59 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 387 Show data context 8 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 106 Show data context 3 Show data context
P: Education 70 Show data context 120 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 68 Show data context 79 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 105 Show data context 111 Show data context
T: Activities of households 901 Show data context 2,213 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 5,635 Show data context 564 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,044 Show data context 827 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 18 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,134 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 620 Show data context 234 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 455 Show data context 15 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 263 Show data context 289 Show data context
J: Information and communication 19 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 81 Show data context 65 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 98 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 72 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 147 Show data context 11 Show data context
P: Education 62 Show data context 208 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 42 Show data context 65 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 129 Show data context 389 Show data context
T: Activities of households 333 Show data context 1,635 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 4,485 Show data context 77 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,084 Show data context 641 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 30 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,185 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 691 Show data context 166 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 698 Show data context 8 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 261 Show data context 79 Show data context
J: Information and communication 15 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 43 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 132 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 152 Show data context 12 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 472 Show data context 23 Show data context
P: Education 109 Show data context 403 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 43 Show data context 66 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 134 Show data context 501 Show data context
T: Activities of households 464 Show data context 2,636 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 4,435 Show data context 79 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 60 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,031 Show data context 1,703 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 95 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,980 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,541 Show data context 391 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,746 Show data context 24 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 312 Show data context 261 Show data context
J: Information and communication 59 Show data context 33 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 238 Show data context 4 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 194 Show data context 15 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 424 Show data context 187 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 479 Show data context 105 Show data context
P: Education 144 Show data context 410 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 145 Show data context 312 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 484 Show data context 833 Show data context
T: Activities of households 898 Show data context 3,195 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 3,594 Show data context 124 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 190 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,441 Show data context 1,261 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 257 Show data context 6 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 123 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,844 Show data context 14 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,215 Show data context 677 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,429 Show data context 106 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 334 Show data context 255 Show data context
J: Information and communication 60 Show data context 15 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 333 Show data context 61 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 58 Show data context 10 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 288 Show data context 71 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 727 Show data context 56 Show data context
P: Education 236 Show data context 479 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 239 Show data context 389 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 448 Show data context 425 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,425 Show data context 2,648 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,965 Show data context 284 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 109 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,914 Show data context 2,197 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 552 Show data context 64 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 78 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 2,052 Show data context 57 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,284 Show data context 1,252 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,553 Show data context 252 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 368 Show data context 657 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 248 Show data context 86 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 336 Show data context 138 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,627 Show data context 559 Show data context
P: Education 552 Show data context 783 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 418 Show data context 1,005 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 428 Show data context 468 Show data context
T: Activities of households 511 Show data context 960 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 828 Show data context 153 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 126 Show data context 10 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 11,823 Show data context 2,708 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 376 Show data context 44 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 115 Show data context 16 Show data context
F: Construction 2,662 Show data context 128 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,161 Show data context 1,607 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,275 Show data context 149 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 335 Show data context 281 Show data context
J: Information and communication 717 Show data context 211 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 316 Show data context 206 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 152 Show data context 56 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 812 Show data context 263 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 94 Show data context 146 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,248 Show data context 603 Show data context
P: Education 946 Show data context 1,438 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 606 Show data context 679 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 449 Show data context 331 Show data context
T: Activities of households 126 Show data context 299 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 17 Show data context 4 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, East Hertfordshire District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd January 2022