Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 853 Show data context 35 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 56 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,462 Show data context 1,668 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 1,732 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,031 Show data context 304 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,964 Show data context 3 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 197 Show data context 89 Show data context
J: Information and communication 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 24 Show data context 8 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 137 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 505 Show data context 8 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,737 Show data context 2 Show data context
P: Education 92 Show data context 155 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 135 Show data context 142 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 175 Show data context 237 Show data context
T: Activities of households 389 Show data context 3,655 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,544 Show data context 178 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 173 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,965 Show data context 5,719 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 44 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 26 Show data context 8 Show data context
F: Construction 2,990 Show data context 6 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,819 Show data context 986 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,396 Show data context 15 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 601 Show data context 742 Show data context
J: Information and communication 63 Show data context 24 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 80 Show data context 20 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 205 Show data context 459 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 278 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 319 Show data context 39 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 12,388 Show data context 29 Show data context
P: Education 105 Show data context 508 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 149 Show data context 310 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 377 Show data context 1,446 Show data context
T: Activities of households 197 Show data context 4,822 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,527 Show data context 68 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 231 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 10,149 Show data context 5,919 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 67 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 4,099 Show data context 15 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,280 Show data context 1,327 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,846 Show data context 42 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 591 Show data context 418 Show data context
J: Information and communication 97 Show data context 16 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 195 Show data context 20 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 27 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 462 Show data context 16 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 819 Show data context 50 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 10,101 Show data context 54 Show data context
P: Education 298 Show data context 765 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 193 Show data context 356 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 428 Show data context 2,131 Show data context
T: Activities of households 441 Show data context 7,139 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 4 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3,194 Show data context 237 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 287 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 17,064 Show data context 6,666 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 489 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 154 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 5,470 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,698 Show data context 2,965 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 7,976 Show data context 72 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,238 Show data context 1,293 Show data context
J: Information and communication 226 Show data context 168 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 847 Show data context 21 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 476 Show data context 44 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,640 Show data context 595 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 20,582 Show data context 209 Show data context
P: Education 495 Show data context 1,119 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 344 Show data context 796 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,401 Show data context 3,170 Show data context
T: Activities of households 664 Show data context 7,323 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 1,453 Show data context 45 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 424 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 17,316 Show data context 3,664 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,281 Show data context 20 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 243 Show data context 29 Show data context
F: Construction 3,835 Show data context 41 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 9,068 Show data context 5,302 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,977 Show data context 310 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,266 Show data context 1,663 Show data context
J: Information and communication 49 Show data context 15 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 951 Show data context 235 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 157 Show data context 38 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 555 Show data context 198 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 20,575 Show data context 323 Show data context
P: Education 613 Show data context 1,273 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 482 Show data context 1,010 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,580 Show data context 1,430 Show data context
T: Activities of households 448 Show data context 5,050 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 814 Show data context 94 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 254 Show data context 10 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 21,871 Show data context 4,878 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,683 Show data context 123 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 155 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 8,621 Show data context 199 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 7,791 Show data context 5,812 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,576 Show data context 716 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 964 Show data context 2,159 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,027 Show data context 518 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 773 Show data context 427 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 25,578 Show data context 1,577 Show data context
P: Education 716 Show data context 1,083 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 792 Show data context 1,832 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,554 Show data context 1,577 Show data context
T: Activities of households 122 Show data context 1,158 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 249 Show data context 98 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 128 Show data context 10 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 21,303 Show data context 7,865 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,554 Show data context 352 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 98 Show data context 10 Show data context
F: Construction 6,921 Show data context 362 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 8,553 Show data context 8,452 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,815 Show data context 918 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 900 Show data context 1,935 Show data context
J: Information and communication 684 Show data context 274 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,007 Show data context 1,280 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 117 Show data context 117 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 880 Show data context 665 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 88 Show data context 195 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 17,940 Show data context 3,342 Show data context
P: Education 1,740 Show data context 2,941 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,153 Show data context 2,814 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 977 Show data context 1,739 Show data context
T: Activities of households 49 Show data context 723 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 68 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: 14th October 2019