Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,016 Show data context 95 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,686 Show data context 669 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 6 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 1,117 Show data context 9 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,009 Show data context 148 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 474 Show data context 8 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 193 Show data context 78 Show data context
J: Information and communication 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 17 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 109 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 421 Show data context 7 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 121 Show data context 4 Show data context
P: Education 89 Show data context 98 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 98 Show data context 50 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 135 Show data context 93 Show data context
T: Activities of households 503 Show data context 2,865 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 and fishing 2,755 Show data context 743 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,073 Show data context 1,094 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,187 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 900 Show data context 254 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 620 Show data context 7 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 239 Show data context 263 Show data context
J: Information and communication 47 Show data context 3 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 25 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 119 Show data context 186 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 158 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 138 Show data context 27 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 327 Show data context 9 Show data context
P: Education 82 Show data context 174 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 80 Show data context 93 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 152 Show data context 372 Show data context
T: Activities of households 216 Show data context 1,652 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,708 Show data context 208 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 38 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,858 Show data context 1,664 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 62 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 16 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 3,023 Show data context 5 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,447 Show data context 283 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,733 Show data context 18 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 341 Show data context 244 Show data context
J: Information and communication 85 Show data context 7 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 103 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 43 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 312 Show data context 12 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 524 Show data context 17 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,080 Show data context 22 Show data context
P: Education 175 Show data context 417 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 125 Show data context 178 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 264 Show data context 726 Show data context
T: Activities of households 551 Show data context 4,334 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 and fishing 3,187 Show data context 307 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 868 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,120 Show data context 4,213 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 241 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 55 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 3,049 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,949 Show data context 885 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,078 Show data context 110 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 526 Show data context 611 Show data context
J: Information and communication 141 Show data context 50 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 336 Show data context 40 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 294 Show data context 23 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 961 Show data context 249 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,409 Show data context 103 Show data context
P: Education 235 Show data context 582 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 218 Show data context 498 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 692 Show data context 1,345 Show data context
T: Activities of households 620 Show data context 3,643 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 2,726 Show data context 107 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 90 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,910 Show data context 4,979 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 536 Show data context 15 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 97 Show data context 7 Show data context
F: Construction 2,293 Show data context 27 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,458 Show data context 1,783 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,677 Show data context 490 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 679 Show data context 1,035 Show data context
J: Information and communication 25 Show data context 7 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 489 Show data context 119 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 99 Show data context 22 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 368 Show data context 108 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,264 Show data context 183 Show data context
P: Education 330 Show data context 783 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 369 Show data context 714 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 904 Show data context 775 Show data context
T: Activities of households 533 Show data context 3,062 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,315 Show data context 193 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 321 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 14,552 Show data context 7,507 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 831 Show data context 77 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 104 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 3,568 Show data context 125 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,168 Show data context 3,211 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,206 Show data context 1,312 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 806 Show data context 1,661 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 696 Show data context 343 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 417 Show data context 243 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,428 Show data context 905 Show data context
P: Education 540 Show data context 988 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 776 Show data context 1,632 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,088 Show data context 1,106 Show data context
T: Activities of households 139 Show data context 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 2,170 Show data context 182 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 521 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 13,869 Show data context 5,947 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 802 Show data context 86 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 104 Show data context 21 Show data context
F: Construction 5,311 Show data context 451 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,244 Show data context 5,030 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,811 Show data context 1,329 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,125 Show data context 1,717 Show data context
J: Information and communication 679 Show data context 284 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,038 Show data context 845 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 114 Show data context 39 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 766 Show data context 533 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 157 Show data context 189 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,475 Show data context 1,841 Show data context
P: Education 1,232 Show data context 2,789 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,014 Show data context 2,476 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 948 Show data context 941 Show data context
T: Activities of households 114 Show data context 603 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 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: 18th October 2019