Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 174 Show data context 9 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 12,214 Show data context 3,305 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 22 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 2,068 Show data context 21 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,577 Show data context 931 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,901 Show data context 50 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 754 Show data context 483 Show data context
J: Information and communication 24 Show data context 7 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 110 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 63 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,111 Show data context 3 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3,256 Show data context 19 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,226 Show data context 41 Show data context
P: Education 247 Show data context 241 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 428 Show data context 394 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 551 Show data context 693 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,712 Show data context 11,412 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 387 Show data context 36 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 12,519 Show data context 7,010 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 68 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 57 Show data context 14 Show data context
F: Construction 2,410 Show data context 21 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,768 Show data context 1,050 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,367 Show data context 86 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,976 Show data context 1,149 Show data context
J: Information and communication 586 Show data context 537 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 137 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 100 Show data context 77 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 733 Show data context 6 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,559 Show data context 45 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 892 Show data context 33 Show data context
P: Education 102 Show data context 325 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 251 Show data context 422 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 552 Show data context 1,511 Show data context
T: Activities of households 297 Show data context 7,502 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 193 Show data context 36 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 20 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,863 Show data context 3,787 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 45 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 1,038 Show data context 11 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,426 Show data context 468 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,253 Show data context 41 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,473 Show data context 896 Show data context
J: Information and communication 145 Show data context 28 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 154 Show data context 9 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 424 Show data context 8 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,474 Show data context 101 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 868 Show data context 29 Show data context
P: Education 57 Show data context 179 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 128 Show data context 292 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 519 Show data context 1,569 Show data context
T: Activities of households 669 Show data context 4,660 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 57 Show data context 0 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,103 Show data context 1,582 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 408 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,928 Show data context 358 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,557 Show data context 39 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 972 Show data context 832 Show data context
J: Information and communication 75 Show data context 29 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 107 Show data context 12 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 190 Show data context 23 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 524 Show data context 208 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 763 Show data context 42 Show data context
P: Education 21 Show data context 43 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 84 Show data context 421 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,199 Show data context 1,715 Show data context
T: Activities of households 137 Show data context 1,203 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 65 Show data context 0 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,696 Show data context 1,391 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 42 Show data context 4 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 15 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 239 Show data context 11 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,399 Show data context 578 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 596 Show data context 82 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 743 Show data context 855 Show data context
J: Information and communication 35 Show data context 21 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 326 Show data context 159 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 229 Show data context 159 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 255 Show data context 158 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 572 Show data context 59 Show data context
P: Education 47 Show data context 72 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 73 Show data context 521 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 316 Show data context 214 Show data context
T: Activities of households 50 Show data context 401 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 96 Show data context 23 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 228 Show data context 104 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 45,673 Show data context 19,374 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,033 Show data context 175 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 90 Show data context 18 Show data context
F: Construction 6,294 Show data context 384 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 37,674 Show data context 17,354 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 37,455 Show data context 11,670 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,077 Show data context 7,648 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 52,777 Show data context 32,357 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 18,146 Show data context 8,848 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,339 Show data context 1,969 Show data context
P: Education 536 Show data context 396 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 607 Show data context 1,355 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,551 Show data context 2,893 Show data context
T: Activities of households 77 Show data context 259 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 10 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 360 Show data context 130 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 34,780 Show data context 10,570 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,650 Show data context 950 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 3,900 Show data context 240 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 18,230 Show data context 9,150 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 37,390 Show data context 13,660 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,940 Show data context 3,870 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4,130 Show data context 1,600 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 78,180 Show data context 56,460 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 740 Show data context 400 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 20,990 Show data context 10,140 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 4,520 Show data context 4,590 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 8,100 Show data context 3,420 Show data context
P: Education 720 Show data context 480 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,050 Show data context 2,140 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,270 Show data context 2,420 Show data context
T: Activities of households 140 Show data context 200 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 50 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, City of London District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st May 2019