Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 357 Show data context 11 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 116 Show data context 24 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 57 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 27 Show data context 5 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 8 Show data context 2 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
P: Education 3 Show data context 6 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 5 Show data context 7 Show data context
T: Activities of households 39 Show data context 129 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 330 Show data context 62 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 216 Show data context 171 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 106 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 61 Show data context 19 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 81 Show data context 3 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 21 Show data context 33 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 13 Show data context 10 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 81 Show data context 1 Show data context
P: Education 6 Show data context 23 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 4 Show data context 4 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 18 Show data context 55 Show data context
T: Activities of households 48 Show data context 214 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 336 Show data context 12 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 687 Show data context 404 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 649 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 399 Show data context 110 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 269 Show data context 2 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 122 Show data context 169 Show data context
J: Information and communication 22 Show data context 7 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 39 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 23 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 112 Show data context 6 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 87 Show data context 11 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 144 Show data context 6 Show data context
P: Education 49 Show data context 187 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 48 Show data context 80 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 151 Show data context 258 Show data context
T: Activities of households 350 Show data context 2,330 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,262 Show data context 42 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,137 Show data context 1,912 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 85 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 64 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 3,144 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,383 Show data context 1,126 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,813 Show data context 39 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 766 Show data context 1,559 Show data context
J: Information and communication 151 Show data context 102 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 384 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 341 Show data context 33 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 483 Show data context 416 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,035 Show data context 114 Show data context
P: Education 192 Show data context 604 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 296 Show data context 1,014 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,532 Show data context 3,114 Show data context
T: Activities of households 899 Show data context 7,367 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 828 Show data context 33 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 33 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,545 Show data context 1,370 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 504 Show data context 12 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 44 Show data context 5 Show data context
F: Construction 4,147 Show data context 37 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,215 Show data context 3,305 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,039 Show data context 330 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,005 Show data context 4,384 Show data context
J: Information and communication 45 Show data context 8 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 801 Show data context 177 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 300 Show data context 46 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 622 Show data context 243 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1 Show data context 13 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,101 Show data context 219 Show data context
P: Education 349 Show data context 894 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 415 Show data context 1,102 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,280 Show data context 1,450 Show data context
T: Activities of households 884 Show data context 7,068 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 473 Show data context 65 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,546 Show data context 2,097 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 831 Show data context 162 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 89 Show data context 6 Show data context
F: Construction 4,257 Show data context 114 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 8,376 Show data context 5,783 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,360 Show data context 1,035 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,123 Show data context 4,909 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,351 Show data context 742 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 929 Show data context 548 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,897 Show data context 596 Show data context
P: Education 479 Show data context 907 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 630 Show data context 1,708 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,796 Show data context 2,025 Show data context
T: Activities of households 399 Show data context 2,381 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 183 Show data context 71 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,787 Show data context 3,109 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 625 Show data context 179 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 129 Show data context 30 Show data context
F: Construction 4,175 Show data context 140 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 8,539 Show data context 7,801 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,407 Show data context 1,305 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,965 Show data context 3,528 Show data context
J: Information and communication 655 Show data context 317 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,553 Show data context 1,494 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 219 Show data context 238 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,137 Show data context 881 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 149 Show data context 258 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,494 Show data context 1,767 Show data context
P: Education 1,291 Show data context 2,257 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 706 Show data context 2,007 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,142 Show data context 1,556 Show data context
T: Activities of households 161 Show data context 944 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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Date accessed: 10th April 2020