Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,085 Show data context 202 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 612 Show data context 167 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 277 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 128 Show data context 19 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 69 Show data context 2 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 41 Show data context 8 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 70 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 32 Show data context 1 Show data context
P: Education 14 Show data context 25 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 12 Show data context 9 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 23 Show data context 24 Show data context
T: Activities of households 134 Show data context 595 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 2,145 Show data context 964 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,286 Show data context 332 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 542 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 249 Show data context 75 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 247 Show data context 8 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 82 Show data context 96 Show data context
J: Information and communication 6 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 21 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 44 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 39 Show data context 2 Show data context
P: Education 15 Show data context 82 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 14 Show data context 22 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 49 Show data context 112 Show data context
T: Activities of households 84 Show data context 385 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 1,800 Show data context 251 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 32 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,486 Show data context 685 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 18 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,293 Show data context 9 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 447 Show data context 152 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 720 Show data context 13 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 132 Show data context 90 Show data context
J: Information and communication 23 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 87 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 92 Show data context 7 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 99 Show data context 6 Show data context
P: Education 53 Show data context 161 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 23 Show data context 51 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 64 Show data context 210 Show data context
T: Activities of households 127 Show data context 1,259 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 2,510 Show data context 75 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 97 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 10,651 Show data context 2,100 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 153 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 30 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,495 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,391 Show data context 558 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,907 Show data context 18 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 213 Show data context 268 Show data context
J: Information and communication 48 Show data context 34 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 161 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 101 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 116 Show data context 109 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 672 Show data context 49 Show data context
P: Education 140 Show data context 352 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 66 Show data context 145 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 341 Show data context 411 Show data context
T: Activities of households 395 Show data context 1,631 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 1,416 Show data context 35 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 15,050 Show data context 2,200 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 396 Show data context 4 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 70 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,437 Show data context 20 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,505 Show data context 1,264 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,408 Show data context 254 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 264 Show data context 361 Show data context
J: Information and communication 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 232 Show data context 37 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 38 Show data context 4 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 103 Show data context 38 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,347 Show data context 61 Show data context
P: Education 199 Show data context 460 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 128 Show data context 215 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 430 Show data context 307 Show data context
T: Activities of households 286 Show data context 1,510 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 1,334 Show data context 104 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 15,001 Show data context 4,042 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 693 Show data context 74 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 2,139 Show data context 66 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,931 Show data context 2,259 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,324 Show data context 770 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 333 Show data context 687 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 275 Show data context 104 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 167 Show data context 98 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,169 Show data context 521 Show data context
P: Education 274 Show data context 446 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 253 Show data context 677 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 628 Show data context 496 Show data context
T: Activities of households 89 Show data context 449 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 1,045 Show data context 112 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 16,025 Show data context 7,474 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 750 Show data context 118 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 119 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 4,688 Show data context 232 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,329 Show data context 4,716 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,049 Show data context 582 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 491 Show data context 740 Show data context
J: Information and communication 484 Show data context 451 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 408 Show data context 584 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 93 Show data context 52 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 580 Show data context 268 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 74 Show data context 352 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 3,917 Show data context 1,343 Show data context
P: Education 1,141 Show data context 2,017 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 617 Show data context 1,737 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 447 Show data context 838 Show data context
T: Activities of households 79 Show data context 261 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 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: 24th May 2019