Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 24,666 Show data context 1,364 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 8,360 Show data context 442 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 77,956 Show data context 47,422 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 37 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 132 Show data context 29 Show data context
F: Construction 10,078 Show data context 28 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,009 Show data context 1,080 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,090 Show data context 205 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,548 Show data context 536 Show data context
J: Information and communication 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 90 Show data context 15 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 185 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 520 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2,699 Show data context 17 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,220 Show data context 16 Show data context
P: Education 555 Show data context 587 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 401 Show data context 190 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 702 Show data context 833 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,181 Show data context 17,339 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 27,036 Show data context 10,844 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 7,724 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 63,308 Show data context 48,458 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 210 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 218 Show data context 22 Show data context
F: Construction 10,428 Show data context 10 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,657 Show data context 2,223 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,882 Show data context 158 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,090 Show data context 2,588 Show data context
J: Information and communication 123 Show data context 10 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 210 Show data context 18 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 830 Show data context 834 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 674 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 931 Show data context 60 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,676 Show data context 38 Show data context
P: Education 567 Show data context 919 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 299 Show data context 282 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 989 Show data context 2,177 Show data context
T: Activities of households 892 Show data context 10,994 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 22,318 Show data context 1,490 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 10,437 Show data context 100 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 78,154 Show data context 77,864 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 381 Show data context 3 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 204 Show data context 14 Show data context
F: Construction 14,983 Show data context 45 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 9,110 Show data context 2,636 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,723 Show data context 91 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,886 Show data context 1,563 Show data context
J: Information and communication 247 Show data context 32 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 734 Show data context 29 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 305 Show data context 3 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,097 Show data context 23 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2,844 Show data context 56 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,959 Show data context 85 Show data context
P: Education 1,095 Show data context 1,864 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 588 Show data context 609 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,308 Show data context 2,580 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,654 Show data context 25,877 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 19,875 Show data context 3,165 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 32,511 Show data context 799 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 132,213 Show data context 125,895 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,633 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 826 Show data context 25 Show data context
F: Construction 18,897 Show data context 17 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 21,038 Show data context 7,806 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 23,542 Show data context 373 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,289 Show data context 4,093 Show data context
J: Information and communication 802 Show data context 457 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,232 Show data context 65 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,410 Show data context 82 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 8,473 Show data context 1,221 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 4,641 Show data context 801 Show data context
P: Education 1,438 Show data context 4,477 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,190 Show data context 2,360 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,659 Show data context 6,621 Show data context
T: Activities of households 3,051 Show data context 18,855 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 26,826 Show data context 2,178 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 11,191 Show data context 75 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 115,125 Show data context 96,682 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3,426 Show data context 75 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,475 Show data context 133 Show data context
F: Construction 13,350 Show data context 166 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 31,247 Show data context 12,995 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 21,307 Show data context 1,012 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,980 Show data context 5,104 Show data context
J: Information and communication 112 Show data context 47 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,501 Show data context 583 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 540 Show data context 64 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,298 Show data context 633 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1 Show data context 10 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 14,796 Show data context 1,131 Show data context
P: Education 2,468 Show data context 4,718 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,467 Show data context 3,383 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 6,080 Show data context 4,267 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,511 Show data context 15,923 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 21,717 Show data context 2,600 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 7,079 Show data context 138 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 137,772 Show data context 91,502 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 5,409 Show data context 391 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 771 Show data context 16 Show data context
F: Construction 22,780 Show data context 546 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 30,991 Show data context 20,312 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 22,480 Show data context 2,382 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 5,059 Show data context 12,399 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,252 Show data context 1,581 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,196 Show data context 1,209 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 26,144 Show data context 5,582 Show data context
P: Education 3,127 Show data context 5,621 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 4,104 Show data context 7,050 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 7,378 Show data context 6,186 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,177 Show data context 6,381 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 6,196 Show data context 958 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 5,929 Show data context 221 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 125,805 Show data context 38,590 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3,694 Show data context 492 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 587 Show data context 57 Show data context
F: Construction 25,722 Show data context 1,046 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 29,727 Show data context 23,246 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 19,839 Show data context 2,566 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 3,706 Show data context 5,143 Show data context
J: Information and communication 2,573 Show data context 1,812 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,946 Show data context 2,762 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 324 Show data context 170 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 3,268 Show data context 1,515 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 457 Show data context 597 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 15,323 Show data context 7,515 Show data context
P: Education 6,046 Show data context 11,659 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 5,038 Show data context 8,906 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,591 Show data context 3,946 Show data context
T: Activities of households 268 Show data context 1,528 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 135 Show data context 23 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: 21st February 2020