Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 18,398 Show data context 641 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 875 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 11,430 Show data context 4,985 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 13 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 3,119 Show data context 9 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,063 Show data context 319 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 932 Show data context 18 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 601 Show data context 200 Show data context
J: Information and communication 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 16 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 50 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 222 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,133 Show data context 7 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 280 Show data context 10 Show data context
P: Education 202 Show data context 409 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 194 Show data context 102 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 356 Show data context 419 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,576 Show data context 9,532 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 18,776 Show data context 3,405 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,440 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 12,207 Show data context 9,814 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 51 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 26 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 3,999 Show data context 9 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,578 Show data context 827 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,813 Show data context 121 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 787 Show data context 838 Show data context
J: Information and communication 44 Show data context 8 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 41 Show data context 9 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 416 Show data context 556 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 367 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 311 Show data context 74 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 549 Show data context 30 Show data context
P: Education 228 Show data context 817 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 187 Show data context 230 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 612 Show data context 1,842 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,180 Show data context 6,548 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 14,176 Show data context 502 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,883 Show data context 12 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 10,405 Show data context 7,459 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 126 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 5,077 Show data context 25 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,549 Show data context 678 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,003 Show data context 77 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 691 Show data context 483 Show data context
J: Information and communication 102 Show data context 25 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 143 Show data context 7 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 84 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 404 Show data context 12 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 752 Show data context 37 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 910 Show data context 81 Show data context
P: Education 397 Show data context 1,081 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 176 Show data context 286 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 554 Show data context 2,362 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,936 Show data context 10,836 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 13,439 Show data context 666 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 11,933 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 18,296 Show data context 9,313 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 380 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 171 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 6,331 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,817 Show data context 2,125 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,810 Show data context 146 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,016 Show data context 1,333 Show data context
J: Information and communication 187 Show data context 128 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 762 Show data context 44 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 495 Show data context 37 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,930 Show data context 887 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,620 Show data context 417 Show data context
P: Education 562 Show data context 1,643 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 349 Show data context 1,066 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,476 Show data context 3,256 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,671 Show data context 11,893 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 10,310 Show data context 472 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 14,114 Show data context 35 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 26,426 Show data context 13,097 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,095 Show data context 37 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 145 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 6,115 Show data context 61 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 8,672 Show data context 3,609 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,043 Show data context 410 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,101 Show data context 1,360 Show data context
J: Information and communication 43 Show data context 20 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 949 Show data context 204 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 230 Show data context 30 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 753 Show data context 218 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2 Show data context 5 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,991 Show data context 311 Show data context
P: Education 823 Show data context 1,997 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 545 Show data context 1,261 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,704 Show data context 1,498 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,459 Show data context 9,077 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 10,358 Show data context 1,105 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 12,422 Show data context 141 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 39,593 Show data context 15,107 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,553 Show data context 107 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 169 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 7,369 Show data context 182 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 8,530 Show data context 6,493 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,965 Show data context 995 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,833 Show data context 3,949 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,184 Show data context 486 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 564 Show data context 361 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 11,419 Show data context 1,649 Show data context
P: Education 1,216 Show data context 2,274 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,236 Show data context 2,994 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,972 Show data context 1,976 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,139 Show data context 2,916 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 4,691 Show data context 594 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 5,494 Show data context 207 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 50,062 Show data context 11,978 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,471 Show data context 135 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 181 Show data context 14 Show data context
F: Construction 11,201 Show data context 428 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 11,601 Show data context 8,393 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,147 Show data context 919 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,131 Show data context 2,454 Show data context
J: Information and communication 948 Show data context 365 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,328 Show data context 881 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 237 Show data context 134 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,650 Show data context 743 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 366 Show data context 301 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,928 Show data context 2,828 Show data context
P: Education 3,185 Show data context 5,893 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,326 Show data context 3,633 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,382 Show data context 1,436 Show data context
T: Activities of households 458 Show data context 1,144 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 9 Show data context 0 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: 18th June 2021