Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 676 Show data context 38 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 224 Show data context 12 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,512 Show data context 894 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 210 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 78 Show data context 19 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 86 Show data context 5 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 31 Show data context 11 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 56 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
P: Education 12 Show data context 12 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 7 Show data context 3 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 12 Show data context 16 Show data context
T: Activities of households 105 Show data context 384 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 377 Show data context 116 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 200 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 236 Show data context 100 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 111 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 48 Show data context 24 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 57 Show data context 1 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 18 Show data context 25 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 19 Show data context 16 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
P: Education 7 Show data context 12 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 3 Show data context 4 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 9 Show data context 15 Show data context
T: Activities of households 13 Show data context 133 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 500 Show data context 29 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 2,650 Show data context 6 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,860 Show data context 1,720 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 31 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,717 Show data context 6 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 725 Show data context 163 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,566 Show data context 7 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 172 Show data context 109 Show data context
J: Information and communication 39 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 80 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 24 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 126 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 326 Show data context 6 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 169 Show data context 2 Show data context
P: Education 83 Show data context 167 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 27 Show data context 51 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 107 Show data context 141 Show data context
T: Activities of households 76 Show data context 1,449 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 471 Show data context 42 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 469 Show data context 12 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 15,499 Show data context 2,706 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 189 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 56 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,417 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,376 Show data context 600 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,515 Show data context 25 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 256 Show data context 383 Show data context
J: Information and communication 51 Show data context 37 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 198 Show data context 7 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 88 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 764 Show data context 93 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 684 Show data context 49 Show data context
P: Education 98 Show data context 359 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 62 Show data context 106 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 306 Show data context 495 Show data context
T: Activities of households 78 Show data context 1,441 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 452 Show data context 24 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 388 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 13,773 Show data context 1,099 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 296 Show data context 9 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 43 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 705 Show data context 14 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,081 Show data context 1,279 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,120 Show data context 72 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 230 Show data context 535 Show data context
J: Information and communication 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 247 Show data context 58 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 46 Show data context 5 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 95 Show data context 34 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 703 Show data context 79 Show data context
P: Education 157 Show data context 434 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 114 Show data context 262 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 384 Show data context 324 Show data context
T: Activities of households 48 Show data context 1,163 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 334 Show data context 28 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 105 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 14,590 Show data context 1,996 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 566 Show data context 58 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 34 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,866 Show data context 43 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,891 Show data context 1,836 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,196 Show data context 286 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 213 Show data context 676 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 244 Show data context 97 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 110 Show data context 65 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,044 Show data context 275 Show data context
P: Education 234 Show data context 451 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 183 Show data context 469 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 524 Show data context 707 Show data context
T: Activities of households 9 Show data context 275 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 148 Show data context 23 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 86 Show data context 12 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 16,349 Show data context 3,916 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 588 Show data context 52 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 53 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,371 Show data context 59 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,761 Show data context 2,061 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,205 Show data context 407 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 217 Show data context 657 Show data context
J: Information and communication 126 Show data context 68 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 234 Show data context 246 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 22 Show data context 21 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 148 Show data context 118 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 4 Show data context 44 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,099 Show data context 705 Show data context
P: Education 372 Show data context 936 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 226 Show data context 961 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 351 Show data context 668 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3 Show data context 114 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 31 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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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Barrow in Furness District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th October 2019