Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 673 Show data context 45 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,585 Show data context 1,276 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,683 Show data context 10 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,472 Show data context 216 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,734 Show data context 4 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 273 Show data context 159 Show data context
J: Information and communication 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 29 Show data context 8 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 87 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 992 Show data context 7 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 611 Show data context 0 Show data context
P: Education 78 Show data context 144 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 94 Show data context 67 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 136 Show data context 239 Show data context
T: Activities of households 235 Show data context 3,214 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 1,254 Show data context 166 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 5,811 Show data context 2,591 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 42 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 22 Show data context 6 Show data context
F: Construction 1,625 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 2,211 Show data context 544 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,054 Show data context 18 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 361 Show data context 426 Show data context
J: Information and communication 47 Show data context 9 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 82 Show data context 15 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 112 Show data context 207 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 179 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 680 Show data context 17 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 610 Show data context 10 Show data context
P: Education 61 Show data context 226 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 77 Show data context 133 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 181 Show data context 720 Show data context
T: Activities of households 84 Show data context 2,378 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 2,411 Show data context 72 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 110 Show data context 7 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 14,012 Show data context 4,650 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 104 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 49 Show data context 8 Show data context
F: Construction 4,890 Show data context 25 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,218 Show data context 848 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,717 Show data context 74 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 699 Show data context 470 Show data context
J: Information and communication 108 Show data context 20 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 228 Show data context 39 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 66 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 436 Show data context 9 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2,090 Show data context 53 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 877 Show data context 29 Show data context
P: Education 259 Show data context 628 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 143 Show data context 284 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 406 Show data context 1,566 Show data context
T: Activities of households 477 Show data context 6,405 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,428 Show data context 63 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 182 Show data context 37 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 27,288 Show data context 10,690 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 567 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 253 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 6,562 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 9,520 Show data context 3,123 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 26,863 Show data context 256 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,290 Show data context 1,398 Show data context
J: Information and communication 324 Show data context 219 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 854 Show data context 33 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 545 Show data context 26 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3,909 Show data context 712 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,763 Show data context 244 Show data context
P: Education 517 Show data context 1,307 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 290 Show data context 755 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,454 Show data context 3,134 Show data context
T: Activities of households 246 Show data context 7,371 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 5,836 Show data context 72 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 65 Show data context 7 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 25,619 Show data context 10,637 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,307 Show data context 46 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 211 Show data context 11 Show data context
F: Construction 5,392 Show data context 80 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 16,928 Show data context 7,059 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 20,784 Show data context 639 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,368 Show data context 1,991 Show data context
J: Information and communication 160 Show data context 14 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,144 Show data context 263 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 199 Show data context 55 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 837 Show data context 280 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,137 Show data context 513 Show data context
P: Education 676 Show data context 1,609 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 521 Show data context 1,116 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,124 Show data context 1,847 Show data context
T: Activities of households 201 Show data context 6,843 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 4,065 Show data context 98 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 32 Show data context 11 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 30,744 Show data context 13,453 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,915 Show data context 162 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 182 Show data context 7 Show data context
F: Construction 7,882 Show data context 234 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 13,874 Show data context 8,807 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 21,662 Show data context 1,604 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,042 Show data context 3,049 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,362 Show data context 636 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,315 Show data context 636 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,037 Show data context 984 Show data context
P: Education 1,141 Show data context 1,811 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 804 Show data context 1,916 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,023 Show data context 1,924 Show data context
T: Activities of households 81 Show data context 1,134 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 1,997 Show data context 130 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 30 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 26,496 Show data context 14,182 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,885 Show data context 118 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 267 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 6,874 Show data context 445 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 12,805 Show data context 11,946 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 14,580 Show data context 1,797 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 851 Show data context 2,491 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,307 Show data context 1,012 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,452 Show data context 1,432 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 90 Show data context 178 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,057 Show data context 780 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 217 Show data context 316 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,179 Show data context 2,529 Show data context
P: Education 2,866 Show data context 5,181 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,496 Show data context 4,315 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,620 Show data context 2,391 Show data context
T: Activities of households 21 Show data context 379 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 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, Kingston upon Hull UA/City through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th September 2019