Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 26,555 Show data context 1,395 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 23,082 Show data context 2,405 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 15,902 Show data context 5,216 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 6,943 Show data context 18 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,373 Show data context 975 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,673 Show data context 39 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 704 Show data context 376 Show data context
J: Information and communication 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 31 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 157 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 403 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,401 Show data context 42 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,966 Show data context 27 Show data context
P: Education 398 Show data context 553 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 301 Show data context 194 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 522 Show data context 393 Show data context
T: Activities of households 6,700 Show data context 14,528 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 24,991 Show data context 9,337 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 21,867 Show data context 21 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 12,813 Show data context 11,056 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 32 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 6,259 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,111 Show data context 2,536 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,608 Show data context 138 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 864 Show data context 1,170 Show data context
J: Information and communication 28 Show data context 3 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 60 Show data context 5 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 513 Show data context 981 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 496 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 390 Show data context 39 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,877 Show data context 26 Show data context
P: Education 346 Show data context 1,098 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 232 Show data context 389 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 666 Show data context 1,291 Show data context
T: Activities of households 592 Show data context 10,102 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 24,914 Show data context 1,587 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 12,964 Show data context 1,653 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 11,487 Show data context 8,329 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 44 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 14 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 6,802 Show data context 34 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,383 Show data context 2,445 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,212 Show data context 62 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 588 Show data context 523 Show data context
J: Information and communication 84 Show data context 31 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 234 Show data context 9 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 92 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 737 Show data context 11 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 492 Show data context 25 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,380 Show data context 180 Show data context
P: Education 584 Show data context 1,228 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 215 Show data context 395 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 601 Show data context 2,553 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,121 Show data context 16,564 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 27,894 Show data context 4,074 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 13,721 Show data context 193 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 13,206 Show data context 8,910 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 311 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 48 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 8,556 Show data context 5 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 7,301 Show data context 5,824 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 9,347 Show data context 103 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,064 Show data context 2,175 Show data context
J: Information and communication 140 Show data context 238 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 852 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 699 Show data context 36 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 819 Show data context 326 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,396 Show data context 619 Show data context
P: Education 776 Show data context 1,972 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 422 Show data context 1,097 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,763 Show data context 4,626 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,306 Show data context 15,184 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 24,960 Show data context 1,218 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 7,097 Show data context 71 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 11,221 Show data context 2,800 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 790 Show data context 37 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 121 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 6,751 Show data context 44 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 11,339 Show data context 5,438 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,705 Show data context 642 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,780 Show data context 2,880 Show data context
J: Information and communication 218 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 974 Show data context 133 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 242 Show data context 32 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 717 Show data context 199 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,432 Show data context 280 Show data context
P: Education 855 Show data context 1,854 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 719 Show data context 1,044 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,881 Show data context 1,268 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,996 Show data context 11,746 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 23,799 Show data context 2,628 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 5,350 Show data context 154 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 13,726 Show data context 2,933 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,123 Show data context 288 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 134 Show data context 9 Show data context
F: Construction 8,846 Show data context 147 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 12,445 Show data context 7,304 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 9,315 Show data context 1,001 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,860 Show data context 4,333 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,248 Show data context 337 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 954 Show data context 509 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 14,433 Show data context 1,691 Show data context
P: Education 1,040 Show data context 1,758 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,198 Show data context 2,085 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,150 Show data context 1,680 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,192 Show data context 4,135 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 12,571 Show data context 1,202 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 6,245 Show data context 237 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 14,848 Show data context 2,609 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,857 Show data context 93 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 328 Show data context 19 Show data context
F: Construction 12,691 Show data context 190 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 14,309 Show data context 4,799 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,189 Show data context 427 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,922 Show data context 2,302 Show data context
J: Information and communication 516 Show data context 195 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,152 Show data context 483 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 526 Show data context 172 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,450 Show data context 538 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 89 Show data context 70 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 10,001 Show data context 1,467 Show data context
P: Education 1,986 Show data context 1,931 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,758 Show data context 1,722 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,410 Show data context 854 Show data context
T: Activities of households 546 Show data context 933 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 30 Show data context 9 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 October 2021