Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 4,529 Show data context 182 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,509 Show data context 794 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 820 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 652 Show data context 96 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 542 Show data context 7 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 143 Show data context 24 Show data context
J: Information and communication 27 Show data context 8 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 70 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 505 Show data context 2 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 149 Show data context 1 Show data context
P: Education 56 Show data context 123 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 62 Show data context 79 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 108 Show data context 120 Show data context
T: Activities of households 548 Show data context 2,153 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 4,407 Show data context 458 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,119 Show data context 1,909 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 834 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 746 Show data context 218 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 846 Show data context 6 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 196 Show data context 196 Show data context
J: Information and communication 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 17 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 79 Show data context 94 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 99 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 65 Show data context 9 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,790 Show data context 7 Show data context
P: Education 33 Show data context 198 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 50 Show data context 90 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 132 Show data context 379 Show data context
T: Activities of households 199 Show data context 1,286 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 3,556 Show data context 42 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,380 Show data context 2,452 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,078 Show data context 4 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 745 Show data context 206 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 959 Show data context 5 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 191 Show data context 87 Show data context
J: Information and communication 25 Show data context 8 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 43 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 127 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 173 Show data context 6 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,977 Show data context 11 Show data context
P: Education 77 Show data context 263 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 44 Show data context 116 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 117 Show data context 515 Show data context
T: Activities of households 304 Show data context 2,142 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 and fishing 3,858 Show data context 97 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 59 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,319 Show data context 1,570 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 276 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 49 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,964 Show data context 1 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 1,914 Show data context 506 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,811 Show data context 28 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 349 Show data context 344 Show data context
J: Information and communication 75 Show data context 33 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 320 Show data context 14 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 189 Show data context 15 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 911 Show data context 171 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,947 Show data context 117 Show data context
P: Education 175 Show data context 378 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 120 Show data context 273 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 455 Show data context 668 Show data context
T: Activities of households 745 Show data context 2,783 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 3,225 Show data context 106 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 108 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,188 Show data context 2,061 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 338 Show data context 6 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 163 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 1,720 Show data context 7 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,077 Show data context 1,106 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 1,526 Show data context 125 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 347 Show data context 379 Show data context
J: Information and communication 29 Show data context 11 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 282 Show data context 66 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 46 Show data context 7 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 258 Show data context 70 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,878 Show data context 147 Show data context
P: Education 284 Show data context 483 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 256 Show data context 387 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 482 Show data context 365 Show data context
T: Activities of households 723 Show data context 2,278 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 and fishing 2,847 Show data context 343 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 64 Show data context 3 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 6,161 Show data context 2,394 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 510 Show data context 21 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 129 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 2,358 Show data context 29 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,521 Show data context 1,909 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,065 Show data context 368 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 371 Show data context 881 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 289 Show data context 132 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 342 Show data context 168 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 6,636 Show data context 424 Show data context
P: Education 303 Show data context 508 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 888 Show data context 1,209 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 550 Show data context 531 Show data context
T: Activities of households 251 Show data context 877 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 901 Show data context 187 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 71 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 9,487 Show data context 2,757 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 537 Show data context 27 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 88 Show data context 40 Show data context
F: Construction 3,484 Show data context 189 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,534 Show data context 3,086 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,982 Show data context 867 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 517 Show data context 702 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,137 Show data context 404 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 559 Show data context 513 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 84 Show data context 121 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 821 Show data context 489 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 85 Show data context 83 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,368 Show data context 1,437 Show data context
P: Education 1,471 Show data context 2,236 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,365 Show data context 2,522 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 554 Show data context 625 Show data context
T: Activities of households 85 Show data context 396 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 19 Show data context 11 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, Colchester District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 24th October 2020