Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 15,926 Show data context 1,479 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 9,015 Show data context 24 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 10,879 Show data context 1,392 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 1 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 3,711 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 1,618 Show data context 470 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 2,771 Show data context 24 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 394 Show data context 253 Show data context
J: Information & communication 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 19 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 54 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 144 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 1,003 Show data context 30 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 293 Show data context 5 Show data context
P: Education 367 Show data context 162 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 260 Show data context 51 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 259 Show data context 211 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,245 Show data context 8,297 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 & fishing 16,633 Show data context 5,930 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 7,738 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,510 Show data context 3,191 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 24 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 22 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 4,380 Show data context 6 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 2,043 Show data context 962 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 3,306 Show data context 87 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 453 Show data context 738 Show data context
J: Information & communication 19 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 20 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 348 Show data context 344 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 202 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 238 Show data context 17 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 499 Show data context 20 Show data context
P: Education 297 Show data context 271 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 144 Show data context 87 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 342 Show data context 707 Show data context
T: Activities of households 536 Show data context 5,212 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 12,751 Show data context 3,199 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 14,636 Show data context 22 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,644 Show data context 2,793 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 50 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 25 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 3,826 Show data context 14 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 2,267 Show data context 626 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 2,224 Show data context 29 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 358 Show data context 304 Show data context
J: Information & communication 52 Show data context 24 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 111 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 62 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 263 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 455 Show data context 15 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 717 Show data context 73 Show data context
P: Education 373 Show data context 549 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 139 Show data context 159 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 317 Show data context 554 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,287 Show data context 9,076 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 11,851 Show data context 2,803 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 32,399 Show data context 6 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 13,230 Show data context 2,672 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 324 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 45 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 4,878 Show data context 5 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 4,687 Show data context 1,454 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 5,988 Show data context 81 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 676 Show data context 982 Show data context
J: Information & communication 117 Show data context 71 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 651 Show data context 7 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 363 Show data context 25 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 1,128 Show data context 343 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 1,168 Show data context 306 Show data context
P: Education 502 Show data context 1,045 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 312 Show data context 456 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 973 Show data context 1,269 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,765 Show data context 8,738 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 11,296 Show data context 1,697 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 34,492 Show data context 104 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,768 Show data context 1,479 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 332 Show data context 25 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 180 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 2,794 Show data context 41 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 6,758 Show data context 3,463 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 6,478 Show data context 549 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 888 Show data context 1,254 Show data context
J: Information & communication 43 Show data context 11 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 790 Show data context 118 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 171 Show data context 26 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 482 Show data context 124 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 2,970 Show data context 210 Show data context
P: Education 619 Show data context 1,330 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 475 Show data context 786 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,189 Show data context 859 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,151 Show data context 7,788 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 11,678 Show data context 1,539 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 36,717 Show data context 315 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 8,070 Show data context 3,648 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 600 Show data context 66 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 127 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 6,315 Show data context 107 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 6,486 Show data context 5,128 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 6,163 Show data context 895 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 948 Show data context 2,679 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 1,023 Show data context 242 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 289 Show data context 161 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 4,984 Show data context 660 Show data context
P: Education 837 Show data context 1,539 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 926 Show data context 1,624 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,517 Show data context 874 Show data context
T: Activities of households 797 Show data context 2,819 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 4,381 Show data context 392 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 9,935 Show data context 133 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 19,439 Show data context 3,918 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,733 Show data context 166 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 122 Show data context 12 Show data context
F: Construction 9,087 Show data context 277 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 5,939 Show data context 3,716 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 4,042 Show data context 327 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 961 Show data context 1,292 Show data context
J: Information & communication 338 Show data context 65 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 740 Show data context 284 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 297 Show data context 68 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 1,227 Show data context 283 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 128 Show data context 56 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 5,739 Show data context 2,290 Show data context
P: Education 1,638 Show data context 2,511 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 1,269 Show data context 1,668 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,047 Show data context 851 Show data context
T: Activities of households 238 Show data context 696 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 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: 28th May 2024