Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 655 Show data context 30 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 392 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,209 Show data context 261 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 523 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 236 Show data context 49 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 308 Show data context 1 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 74 Show data context 29 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 41 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 104 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 161 Show data context 0 Show data context
P: Education 14 Show data context 20 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 21 Show data context 10 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 40 Show data context 36 Show data context
T: Activities of households 141 Show data context 831 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 1,035 Show data context 325 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 632 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,425 Show data context 489 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 705 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 362 Show data context 115 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,193 Show data context 3 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 126 Show data context 121 Show data context
J: Information and communication 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 29 Show data context 24 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 54 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 68 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 91 Show data context 3 Show data context
P: Education 21 Show data context 45 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 14 Show data context 19 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 72 Show data context 173 Show data context
T: Activities of households 34 Show data context 592 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 1,151 Show data context 53 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 581 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,930 Show data context 1,995 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 43 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 28 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 3,346 Show data context 9 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,924 Show data context 548 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,195 Show data context 26 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 395 Show data context 336 Show data context
J: Information and communication 75 Show data context 19 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 137 Show data context 7 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 54 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 425 Show data context 4 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,079 Show data context 20 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 698 Show data context 15 Show data context
P: Education 126 Show data context 367 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 68 Show data context 189 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 271 Show data context 867 Show data context
T: Activities of households 282 Show data context 4,074 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 1,402 Show data context 200 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 4,083 Show data context 17 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 16,889 Show data context 5,203 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 517 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 98 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 5,691 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,729 Show data context 2,625 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 18,223 Show data context 162 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,084 Show data context 1,422 Show data context
J: Information and communication 239 Show data context 170 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 917 Show data context 55 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 642 Show data context 59 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 4,286 Show data context 675 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,836 Show data context 291 Show data context
P: Education 517 Show data context 1,124 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 321 Show data context 630 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,565 Show data context 2,584 Show data context
T: Activities of households 429 Show data context 6,171 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 1,767 Show data context 120 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 997 Show data context 46 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 15,654 Show data context 5,274 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 983 Show data context 50 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 213 Show data context 55 Show data context
F: Construction 3,792 Show data context 37 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 12,711 Show data context 5,860 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 15,640 Show data context 1,003 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,248 Show data context 2,168 Show data context
J: Information and communication 135 Show data context 60 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,452 Show data context 398 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 261 Show data context 101 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 892 Show data context 331 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3 Show data context 3 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,059 Show data context 336 Show data context
P: Education 897 Show data context 1,683 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 688 Show data context 1,388 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,142 Show data context 1,760 Show data context
T: Activities of households 574 Show data context 6,480 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 31 Show data context 6 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,487 Show data context 199 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 768 Show data context 282 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 30,749 Show data context 8,638 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,845 Show data context 263 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 173 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 8,004 Show data context 242 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 12,701 Show data context 8,616 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 14,898 Show data context 1,839 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,194 Show data context 3,143 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,903 Show data context 1,020 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,358 Show data context 677 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 7,602 Show data context 3,048 Show data context
P: Education 1,296 Show data context 1,782 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,562 Show data context 2,889 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,796 Show data context 3,980 Show data context
T: Activities of households 228 Show data context 1,546 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 284 Show data context 96 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,074 Show data context 372 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 27,859 Show data context 6,492 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,925 Show data context 808 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 177 Show data context 10 Show data context
F: Construction 10,442 Show data context 724 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 13,983 Show data context 11,865 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 11,461 Show data context 2,591 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,367 Show data context 2,403 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,638 Show data context 840 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,661 Show data context 2,934 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 213 Show data context 149 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,026 Show data context 1,283 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 327 Show data context 600 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 7,976 Show data context 6,335 Show data context
P: Education 3,457 Show data context 5,172 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,778 Show data context 6,472 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,783 Show data context 2,977 Show data context
T: Activities of households 70 Show data context 597 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 20 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, Cardiff District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10150530/cube/INDUSTRY_GEN_SEX

Date accessed: 25th May 2019