Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 17,574 Show data context 550 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 304 Show data context 12 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,219 Show data context 1,454 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 14 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 1,738 Show data context 11 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,389 Show data context 193 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 821 Show data context 14 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 389 Show data context 107 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 18 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 31 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 103 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 764 Show data context 26 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 317 Show data context 7 Show data context
P: Education 195 Show data context 203 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 131 Show data context 69 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 196 Show data context 156 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,307 Show data context 6,561 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 18,218 Show data context 3,871 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 48 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,302 Show data context 3,464 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 26 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 2,512 Show data context 8 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,359 Show data context 627 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,241 Show data context 44 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 553 Show data context 603 Show data context
J: Information and communication 25 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 40 Show data context 5 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 272 Show data context 409 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 241 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 391 Show data context 18 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 422 Show data context 11 Show data context
P: Education 217 Show data context 558 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 134 Show data context 203 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 351 Show data context 682 Show data context
T: Activities of households 456 Show data context 4,530 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 16,378 Show data context 545 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 28 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,609 Show data context 2,016 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 52 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 16 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 2,804 Show data context 17 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,968 Show data context 321 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,368 Show data context 33 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 380 Show data context 237 Show data context
J: Information and communication 34 Show data context 5 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 115 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 69 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 276 Show data context 4 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 488 Show data context 6 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 687 Show data context 30 Show data context
P: Education 237 Show data context 604 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 104 Show data context 174 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 301 Show data context 664 Show data context
T: Activities of households 995 Show data context 7,247 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 18,200 Show data context 1,180 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,519 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,646 Show data context 3,852 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 183 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 74 Show data context 29 Show data context
F: Construction 3,820 Show data context 6 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,915 Show data context 1,206 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,303 Show data context 89 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 574 Show data context 1,308 Show data context
J: Information and communication 95 Show data context 72 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 355 Show data context 5 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 305 Show data context 7 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 810 Show data context 122 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 995 Show data context 199 Show data context
P: Education 315 Show data context 984 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 239 Show data context 568 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 752 Show data context 1,295 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,775 Show data context 7,970 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 15,090 Show data context 606 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 431 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,152 Show data context 1,619 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 443 Show data context 26 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 101 Show data context 19 Show data context
F: Construction 3,178 Show data context 21 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,653 Show data context 2,317 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,419 Show data context 405 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 659 Show data context 1,467 Show data context
J: Information and communication 37 Show data context 6 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 528 Show data context 75 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 188 Show data context 18 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 560 Show data context 144 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1 Show data context 5 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,027 Show data context 158 Show data context
P: Education 471 Show data context 1,161 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 465 Show data context 804 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 949 Show data context 698 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,659 Show data context 7,330 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 15,512 Show data context 1,150 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 312 Show data context 7 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 11,988 Show data context 3,676 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 680 Show data context 52 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 98 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 4,743 Show data context 60 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,114 Show data context 3,711 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,731 Show data context 608 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,157 Show data context 2,128 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 641 Show data context 135 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 260 Show data context 149 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 7,591 Show data context 789 Show data context
P: Education 682 Show data context 1,299 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 991 Show data context 1,572 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,213 Show data context 824 Show data context
T: Activities of households 633 Show data context 2,743 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 8,374 Show data context 536 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,376 Show data context 16 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 17,931 Show data context 2,670 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 521 Show data context 13 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 123 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 6,683 Show data context 138 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,547 Show data context 3,103 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,042 Show data context 261 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 992 Show data context 1,082 Show data context
J: Information and communication 641 Show data context 503 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 557 Show data context 226 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 210 Show data context 46 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 459 Show data context 199 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 77 Show data context 65 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,157 Show data context 929 Show data context
P: Education 1,891 Show data context 2,252 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,408 Show data context 1,957 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,010 Show data context 682 Show data context
T: Activities of households 286 Show data context 835 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 6 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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, East Riding of Yorkshire UA through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 26th September 2020