Standard Industrial Classification (2007)

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2011 Industrial Classification 2011
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 776 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 198 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 845 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 104 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 105 Show data context
F: Construction 1,480 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,564 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,350 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 716 Show data context
J: Information and communication 146 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 87 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 72 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 456 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 415 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 878 Show data context
P: Education 1,259 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,091 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 0 Show data context
T: Activities of households 0 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context
Date: Source:
2011 Census of Population


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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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Shetland Islands District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th October 2017