Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 477 Show data context 18 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 692 Show data context 238 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 157 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 164 Show data context 29 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 180 Show data context 1 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 25 Show data context 8 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 98 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 47 Show data context 1 Show data context
P: Education 10 Show data context 20 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 10 Show data context 15 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 22 Show data context 42 Show data context
T: Activities of households 83 Show data context 339 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 772 Show data context 78 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,444 Show data context 486 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 804 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 384 Show data context 108 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,003 Show data context 6 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 121 Show data context 86 Show data context
J: Information and communication 13 Show data context 3 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 33 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 57 Show data context 52 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 88 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 179 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 110 Show data context 9 Show data context
P: Education 33 Show data context 103 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 20 Show data context 39 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 51 Show data context 273 Show data context
T: Activities of households 235 Show data context 954 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 and fishing 741 Show data context 24 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,461 Show data context 910 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,912 Show data context 13 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,056 Show data context 177 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,001 Show data context 8 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 218 Show data context 82 Show data context
J: Information and communication 61 Show data context 7 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 182 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 39 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 274 Show data context 7 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,193 Show data context 28 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 279 Show data context 19 Show data context
P: Education 86 Show data context 296 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 56 Show data context 128 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 128 Show data context 522 Show data context
T: Activities of households 270 Show data context 2,233 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 756 Show data context 18 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 93 Show data context 77 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 23,030 Show data context 12,796 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 628 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 137 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 8,850 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 9,625 Show data context 2,302 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 11,256 Show data context 258 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,385 Show data context 1,028 Show data context
J: Information and communication 656 Show data context 191 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,603 Show data context 97 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 856 Show data context 105 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 8,117 Show data context 1,921 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,300 Show data context 596 Show data context
P: Education 770 Show data context 1,250 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 284 Show data context 719 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,915 Show data context 2,759 Show data context
T: Activities of households 373 Show data context 5,352 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 432 Show data context 34 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 30 Show data context 6 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 29,390 Show data context 17,900 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,651 Show data context 67 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 389 Show data context 25 Show data context
F: Construction 8,051 Show data context 91 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 16,791 Show data context 6,663 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 12,772 Show data context 1,140 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,495 Show data context 1,552 Show data context
J: Information and communication 578 Show data context 227 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,055 Show data context 1,187 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 522 Show data context 103 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,379 Show data context 695 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 5 Show data context 9 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,407 Show data context 500 Show data context
P: Education 812 Show data context 1,469 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 694 Show data context 1,210 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,653 Show data context 2,641 Show data context
T: Activities of households 353 Show data context 3,643 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 7 Show data context 5 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 101 Show data context 15 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 22,421 Show data context 18,067 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,289 Show data context 177 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 268 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 6,011 Show data context 185 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,873 Show data context 4,527 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,513 Show data context 421 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 629 Show data context 2,145 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 776 Show data context 209 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 299 Show data context 164 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,522 Show data context 728 Show data context
P: Education 878 Show data context 1,338 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 988 Show data context 2,096 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,507 Show data context 2,358 Show data context
T: Activities of households 58 Show data context 794 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 40 Show data context 0 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 16,970 Show data context 11,430 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 700 Show data context 100 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 250 Show data context 20 Show data context
F: Construction 5,410 Show data context 280 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 7,320 Show data context 5,980 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,950 Show data context 600 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 430 Show data context 580 Show data context
J: Information and communication 820 Show data context 360 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 700 Show data context 550 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 170 Show data context 90 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 580 Show data context 450 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 150 Show data context 320 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,220 Show data context 2,130 Show data context
P: Education 1,240 Show data context 2,750 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 930 Show data context 3,030 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,450 Show data context 2,270 Show data context
T: Activities of households 30 Show data context 290 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Waltham Forest District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 26th January 2020