Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3,361 Show data context 273 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 5,708 Show data context 20 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 20,643 Show data context 1,988 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 6 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 5,839 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,724 Show data context 806 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,984 Show data context 63 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 579 Show data context 513 Show data context
J: Information and communication 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 81 Show data context 21 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 52 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 295 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,966 Show data context 28 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,313 Show data context 3 Show data context
P: Education 278 Show data context 262 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 328 Show data context 100 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 417 Show data context 342 Show data context
T: Activities of households 783 Show data context 8,880 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 4,571 Show data context 1,114 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 11,785 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 35,900 Show data context 7,269 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 99 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 68 Show data context 16 Show data context
F: Construction 8,283 Show data context 11 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,106 Show data context 2,354 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 17,489 Show data context 114 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,084 Show data context 1,776 Show data context
J: Information and communication 172 Show data context 32 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 152 Show data context 42 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 410 Show data context 668 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 649 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,096 Show data context 30 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,121 Show data context 38 Show data context
P: Education 345 Show data context 725 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 324 Show data context 246 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 650 Show data context 1,927 Show data context
T: Activities of households 402 Show data context 8,167 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 4,427 Show data context 704 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 23,273 Show data context 73 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 66,307 Show data context 12,196 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 271 Show data context 2 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 97 Show data context 22 Show data context
F: Construction 16,116 Show data context 66 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 11,210 Show data context 3,167 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 22,246 Show data context 167 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,288 Show data context 1,394 Show data context
J: Information and communication 412 Show data context 53 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 843 Show data context 108 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 255 Show data context 2 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,594 Show data context 50 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 5,481 Show data context 261 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,644 Show data context 105 Show data context
P: Education 948 Show data context 2,149 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 539 Show data context 665 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,202 Show data context 3,018 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,677 Show data context 23,186 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 7,955 Show data context 1,416 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 80,345 Show data context 22 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 111,774 Show data context 21,380 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,859 Show data context 3 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 520 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 23,883 Show data context 15 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 26,169 Show data context 11,867 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 44,640 Show data context 666 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 4,616 Show data context 4,779 Show data context
J: Information and communication 969 Show data context 571 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,215 Show data context 108 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,982 Show data context 125 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 10,271 Show data context 3,094 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,482 Show data context 895 Show data context
P: Education 2,062 Show data context 4,809 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,216 Show data context 1,954 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 5,262 Show data context 8,757 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,816 Show data context 27,846 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 4,928 Show data context 923 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 65,610 Show data context 273 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 75,449 Show data context 23,044 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 5,160 Show data context 391 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 832 Show data context 154 Show data context
F: Construction 15,710 Show data context 317 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 39,406 Show data context 26,664 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 32,910 Show data context 1,981 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,774 Show data context 7,530 Show data context
J: Information and communication 285 Show data context 121 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 4,321 Show data context 1,500 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 854 Show data context 347 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,704 Show data context 1,009 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 6 Show data context 35 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 14,122 Show data context 1,306 Show data context
P: Education 3,054 Show data context 6,512 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,049 Show data context 4,118 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 6,256 Show data context 5,207 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,591 Show data context 24,761 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 25 Show data context 8 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3,692 Show data context 525 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 49,564 Show data context 849 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 140,822 Show data context 49,895 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 6,809 Show data context 960 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 761 Show data context 61 Show data context
F: Construction 28,076 Show data context 949 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 37,785 Show data context 34,137 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 38,559 Show data context 4,330 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,932 Show data context 14,262 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 5,063 Show data context 2,623 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 3,847 Show data context 1,957 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 22,935 Show data context 8,222 Show data context
P: Education 4,246 Show data context 7,046 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 4,126 Show data context 9,610 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 7,651 Show data context 7,238 Show data context
T: Activities of households 397 Show data context 5,551 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 5,419 Show data context 497 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 26,791 Show data context 827 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 125,438 Show data context 43,318 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 6,142 Show data context 1,318 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 751 Show data context 152 Show data context
F: Construction 34,729 Show data context 1,390 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 36,051 Show data context 41,676 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 27,961 Show data context 4,307 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 4,573 Show data context 9,470 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4,273 Show data context 3,442 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 4,937 Show data context 4,712 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 795 Show data context 546 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 4,978 Show data context 3,341 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 569 Show data context 879 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 21,736 Show data context 13,218 Show data context
P: Education 11,193 Show data context 17,824 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 6,370 Show data context 15,842 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 5,370 Show data context 6,900 Show data context
T: Activities of households 264 Show data context 2,103 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 30 Show data context 10 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: 23rd March 2019