Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 7,244 Show data context 403 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,700 Show data context 95 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 38,737 Show data context 12,211 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 24 Show data context 9 Show data context
F: Construction 10,432 Show data context 23 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,594 Show data context 1,445 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 10,360 Show data context 99 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,300 Show data context 969 Show data context
J: Information and communication 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 214 Show data context 21 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 120 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 557 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 6,169 Show data context 31 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,248 Show data context 4 Show data context
P: Education 489 Show data context 656 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 484 Show data context 271 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 879 Show data context 1,025 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,532 Show data context 21,253 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 10,686 Show data context 2,682 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 3,909 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 48,481 Show data context 18,917 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 344 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 248 Show data context 22 Show data context
F: Construction 16,191 Show data context 33 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 11,904 Show data context 5,373 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 39,600 Show data context 336 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,113 Show data context 4,202 Show data context
J: Information and communication 389 Show data context 118 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,387 Show data context 46 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 899 Show data context 1,194 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,632 Show data context 4 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 7,055 Show data context 167 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,682 Show data context 105 Show data context
P: Education 638 Show data context 1,819 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 567 Show data context 692 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,599 Show data context 5,289 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,397 Show data context 26,541 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 10,514 Show data context 610 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 7,241 Show data context 313 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 69,380 Show data context 27,335 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 702 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 256 Show data context 24 Show data context
F: Construction 27,946 Show data context 96 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 20,321 Show data context 7,369 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 54,081 Show data context 597 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 5,178 Show data context 3,821 Show data context
J: Information and communication 627 Show data context 148 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,596 Show data context 62 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 506 Show data context 3 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,894 Show data context 93 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 15,901 Show data context 473 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,454 Show data context 256 Show data context
P: Education 1,277 Show data context 4,433 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 921 Show data context 2,107 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,627 Show data context 10,561 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,266 Show data context 49,296 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 9,763 Show data context 1,149 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 16,964 Show data context 379 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 121,530 Show data context 67,164 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,873 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,313 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 32,611 Show data context 20 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 38,875 Show data context 19,279 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 108,749 Show data context 1,768 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 7,546 Show data context 9,198 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,453 Show data context 1,223 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 7,261 Show data context 417 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,908 Show data context 247 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 25,936 Show data context 5,351 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 10,834 Show data context 1,936 Show data context
P: Education 2,526 Show data context 7,336 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,992 Show data context 5,048 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 9,236 Show data context 19,481 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,441 Show data context 42,577 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 7,918 Show data context 623 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 15,056 Show data context 455 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 110,974 Show data context 56,553 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 6,477 Show data context 141 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 984 Show data context 171 Show data context
F: Construction 26,565 Show data context 436 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 72,276 Show data context 40,756 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 84,795 Show data context 4,800 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 7,603 Show data context 13,533 Show data context
J: Information and communication 809 Show data context 183 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 10,020 Show data context 2,916 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,908 Show data context 535 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 4,737 Show data context 1,638 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 16 Show data context 72 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 25,943 Show data context 2,432 Show data context
P: Education 3,999 Show data context 9,957 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 3,538 Show data context 9,182 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 12,773 Show data context 12,128 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,333 Show data context 36,779 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 76 Show data context 23 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 6,626 Show data context 823 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 12,529 Show data context 407 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 162,077 Show data context 81,086 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 8,221 Show data context 936 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 861 Show data context 27 Show data context
F: Construction 40,305 Show data context 1,102 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 57,431 Show data context 45,776 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 98,662 Show data context 8,141 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 6,680 Show data context 20,018 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 9,953 Show data context 5,015 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 4,985 Show data context 2,628 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 33,126 Show data context 7,182 Show data context
P: Education 5,963 Show data context 10,955 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 6,338 Show data context 16,331 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 13,583 Show data context 26,528 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,415 Show data context 8,871 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 3,313 Show data context 521 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 4,265 Show data context 163 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 173,513 Show data context 75,005 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 6,511 Show data context 1,409 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,081 Show data context 83 Show data context
F: Construction 44,003 Show data context 2,152 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 52,351 Show data context 53,932 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 62,222 Show data context 8,789 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 6,089 Show data context 11,698 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4,403 Show data context 2,483 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 10,004 Show data context 10,624 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 970 Show data context 835 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 6,169 Show data context 4,040 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,919 Show data context 2,044 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 27,668 Show data context 16,629 Show data context
P: Education 12,848 Show data context 26,765 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 8,298 Show data context 23,766 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 7,775 Show data context 15,619 Show data context
T: Activities of households 418 Show data context 2,718 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 129 Show data context 56 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, Merseyside Met.C through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 14th October 2019