Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 436 Show data context 26 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 1,110 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,768 Show data context 135 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 499 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 226 Show data context 61 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 1,260 Show data context 5 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 55 Show data context 54 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 8 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 114 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 38 Show data context 1 Show data context
P: Education 25 Show data context 22 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 26 Show data context 10 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 31 Show data context 20 Show data context
T: Activities of households 87 Show data context 738 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 & fishing 501 Show data context 114 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 507 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 3,786 Show data context 556 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 854 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 506 Show data context 250 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 3,333 Show data context 24 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 94 Show data context 203 Show data context
J: Information & communication 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 23 Show data context 2 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 37 Show data context 73 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 45 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 42 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 97 Show data context 5 Show data context
P: Education 29 Show data context 62 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 30 Show data context 26 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 62 Show data context 158 Show data context
T: Activities of households 38 Show data context 731 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 & fishing 494 Show data context 72 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 1,999 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 11,251 Show data context 1,536 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 38 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 15 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 2,600 Show data context 14 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 1,372 Show data context 355 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 4,962 Show data context 28 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 312 Show data context 177 Show data context
J: Information & communication 35 Show data context 2 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 89 Show data context 20 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 175 Show data context 6 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 485 Show data context 31 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 326 Show data context 15 Show data context
P: Education 156 Show data context 313 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 52 Show data context 76 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 188 Show data context 312 Show data context
T: Activities of households 168 Show data context 2,914 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 832 Show data context 151 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 16,722 Show data context 9 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 15,828 Show data context 2,474 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 301 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 78 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 3,401 Show data context 2 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 3,461 Show data context 1,923 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 9,764 Show data context 60 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 688 Show data context 609 Show data context
J: Information & communication 103 Show data context 83 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 434 Show data context 9 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 206 Show data context 10 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 916 Show data context 311 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 689 Show data context 82 Show data context
P: Education 350 Show data context 750 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 144 Show data context 209 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 710 Show data context 1,113 Show data context
T: Activities of households 192 Show data context 4,052 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 & fishing 503 Show data context 104 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 7,456 Show data context 43 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 10,408 Show data context 2,141 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 596 Show data context 23 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 94 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 1,926 Show data context 53 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 5,069 Show data context 3,922 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 5,760 Show data context 206 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 589 Show data context 882 Show data context
J: Information & communication 20 Show data context 9 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 538 Show data context 188 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 79 Show data context 59 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 268 Show data context 117 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 1 Show data context 3 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 1,933 Show data context 176 Show data context
P: Education 459 Show data context 959 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 258 Show data context 512 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 855 Show data context 631 Show data context
T: Activities of households 192 Show data context 3,368 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 & fishing 421 Show data context 53 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 5,945 Show data context 77 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 22,537 Show data context 6,808 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 655 Show data context 30 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 71 Show data context 9 Show data context
F: Construction 3,504 Show data context 98 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 3,994 Show data context 4,044 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 6,511 Show data context 301 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 483 Show data context 1,783 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 494 Show data context 202 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 480 Show data context 151 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 2,406 Show data context 469 Show data context
P: Education 534 Show data context 880 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 443 Show data context 1,027 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 873 Show data context 720 Show data context
T: Activities of households 40 Show data context 558 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 & fishing 491 Show data context 45 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 5,564 Show data context 81 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 13,410 Show data context 5,891 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 515 Show data context 33 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 80 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 3,905 Show data context 136 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 3,596 Show data context 4,580 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 3,807 Show data context 253 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 546 Show data context 1,468 Show data context
J: Information & communication 210 Show data context 156 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 419 Show data context 482 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 38 Show data context 69 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 242 Show data context 252 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 64 Show data context 97 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 2,182 Show data context 1,139 Show data context
P: Education 1,547 Show data context 2,059 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 623 Show data context 1,544 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 976 Show data context 880 Show data context
T: Activities of households 15 Show data context 201 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, South Tyneside District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th May 2024