Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 555 Show data context 67 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 1,854 Show data context 14 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 27,537 Show data context 22,561 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 794 Show data context 15 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 291 Show data context 124 Show data context
F: Construction 3,091 Show data context 44 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 6,398 Show data context 2,953 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 3,602 Show data context 165 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 758 Show data context 855 Show data context
J: Information & communication 16 Show data context 4 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 850 Show data context 150 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 89 Show data context 16 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 500 Show data context 176 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 1,964 Show data context 239 Show data context
P: Education 403 Show data context 835 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 313 Show data context 522 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,217 Show data context 624 Show data context
T: Activities of households 228 Show data context 2,129 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 & fishing 348 Show data context 58 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 1,148 Show data context 10 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 27,275 Show data context 22,747 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,146 Show data context 66 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 152 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 4,245 Show data context 140 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 6,024 Show data context 4,690 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 3,640 Show data context 411 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 593 Show data context 2,319 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 703 Show data context 280 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 540 Show data context 320 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 2,273 Show data context 594 Show data context
P: Education 676 Show data context 1,135 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 465 Show data context 1,125 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,278 Show data context 1,043 Show data context
T: Activities of households 87 Show data context 860 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Date: Source:
1931 1931 Census of England and Wales, Industry, Table 2 , 'Industries of Males and Females (exclusive of persons out of work)'
1951 1951 Census of England and Wales, Industry, Table 2 , 'Industries (Minimum List) and Status Aggregates. Occupied Males and Females aged 15 and over', for 'Con, AC, CB, MetB, Urban Areas with population of 50,000 or more'

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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 July 2024