Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 29,772 Show data context 2,899 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 208 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 12,476 Show data context 4,999 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 4,616 Show data context 42 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 2,283 Show data context 368 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 1,294 Show data context 38 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 671 Show data context 131 Show data context
J: Information & communication 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 34 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 68 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 239 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 1,272 Show data context 29 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 569 Show data context 11 Show data context
P: Education 236 Show data context 435 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 210 Show data context 157 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 403 Show data context 486 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,113 Show data context 9,841 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 & fishing 28,789 Show data context 7,202 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 398 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 10,830 Show data context 7,526 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 51 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 34 Show data context 8 Show data context
F: Construction 5,231 Show data context 13 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 2,856 Show data context 922 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 1,486 Show data context 161 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 812 Show data context 797 Show data context
J: Information & communication 18 Show data context 3 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 29 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 379 Show data context 400 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 395 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 250 Show data context 27 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 643 Show data context 36 Show data context
P: Education 253 Show data context 963 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 236 Show data context 330 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 707 Show data context 2,098 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,146 Show data context 6,267 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 & fishing 22,329 Show data context 1,548 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 911 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,553 Show data context 6,199 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 58 Show data context 2 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 17 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 5,373 Show data context 27 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 2,669 Show data context 867 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 2,395 Show data context 37 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 708 Show data context 298 Show data context
J: Information & communication 92 Show data context 20 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 186 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 84 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 398 Show data context 15 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 505 Show data context 25 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 1,297 Show data context 92 Show data context
P: Education 358 Show data context 1,318 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 194 Show data context 438 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 628 Show data context 1,981 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,764 Show data context 10,471 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 & fishing 24,470 Show data context 762 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 871 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 13,468 Show data context 6,036 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 278 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 54 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 6,598 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 4,788 Show data context 1,672 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 6,254 Show data context 50 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1,056 Show data context 981 Show data context
J: Information & communication 147 Show data context 140 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 491 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 406 Show data context 19 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 866 Show data context 222 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 5,407 Show data context 410 Show data context
P: Education 482 Show data context 1,451 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 330 Show data context 908 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,384 Show data context 2,555 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,204 Show data context 10,296 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 & fishing 17,840 Show data context 443 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 435 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 13,370 Show data context 4,259 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 513 Show data context 27 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 98 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 6,250 Show data context 55 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 7,561 Show data context 2,695 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 5,668 Show data context 377 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1,148 Show data context 1,015 Show data context
J: Information & communication 20 Show data context 5 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 637 Show data context 101 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 209 Show data context 29 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 495 Show data context 126 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 10 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 12,502 Show data context 295 Show data context
P: Education 618 Show data context 1,608 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 596 Show data context 1,117 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,673 Show data context 855 Show data context
T: Activities of households 5,272 Show data context 9,286 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 16,451 Show data context 1,259 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 218 Show data context 7 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 18,894 Show data context 6,835 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,240 Show data context 125 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 110 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 9,964 Show data context 216 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 8,943 Show data context 4,685 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 5,815 Show data context 776 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1,914 Show data context 3,061 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 983 Show data context 302 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 537 Show data context 311 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 46,271 Show data context 2,396 Show data context
P: Education 1,212 Show data context 1,973 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 1,256 Show data context 2,318 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,891 Show data context 1,463 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,665 Show data context 3,466 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 & fishing 8,256 Show data context 707 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 93 Show data context 9 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 31,620 Show data context 5,221 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 861 Show data context 66 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 163 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 11,645 Show data context 277 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 10,957 Show data context 4,293 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 5,051 Show data context 366 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1,468 Show data context 1,216 Show data context
J: Information & communication 722 Show data context 182 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 1,013 Show data context 470 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 371 Show data context 101 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 2,826 Show data context 676 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 208 Show data context 106 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 20,622 Show data context 3,229 Show data context
P: Education 2,407 Show data context 3,091 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 1,432 Show data context 1,885 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,172 Show data context 761 Show data context
T: Activities of households 593 Show data context 1,218 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 10 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: 22nd July 2024