Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 886 Show data context 65 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 17,924 Show data context 4,534 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 62 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 3,864 Show data context 23 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,450 Show data context 849 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,026 Show data context 17 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 491 Show data context 136 Show data context
J: Information and communication 40 Show data context 3 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 205 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 89 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 734 Show data context 11 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3,807 Show data context 25 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 807 Show data context 15 Show data context
P: Education 280 Show data context 573 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 462 Show data context 454 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 734 Show data context 1,457 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,860 Show data context 11,089 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 24 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,433 Show data context 65 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 82 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 25,815 Show data context 12,689 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 215 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 134 Show data context 10 Show data context
F: Construction 7,328 Show data context 13 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,710 Show data context 1,513 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 6,776 Show data context 62 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,459 Show data context 886 Show data context
J: Information and communication 876 Show data context 508 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 515 Show data context 5 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 528 Show data context 631 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,075 Show data context 3 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3,791 Show data context 53 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,413 Show data context 47 Show data context
P: Education 305 Show data context 1,181 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 425 Show data context 761 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,407 Show data context 3,747 Show data context
T: Activities of households 393 Show data context 10,682 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,799 Show data context 162 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 140 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 35,275 Show data context 19,913 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 238 Show data context 3 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 205 Show data context 12 Show data context
F: Construction 11,686 Show data context 64 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 9,101 Show data context 1,731 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 13,064 Show data context 121 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,530 Show data context 1,007 Show data context
J: Information and communication 817 Show data context 137 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,131 Show data context 23 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 242 Show data context 3 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,692 Show data context 67 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 8,344 Show data context 319 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 2,828 Show data context 188 Show data context
P: Education 547 Show data context 1,739 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 661 Show data context 1,189 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,713 Show data context 5,670 Show data context
T: Activities of households 866 Show data context 16,123 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 6 Show data context 3 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 450 Show data context 10 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 112 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 40,304 Show data context 31,025 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 594 Show data context 5 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 351 Show data context 8 Show data context
F: Construction 11,964 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 16,052 Show data context 4,326 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 25,375 Show data context 582 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 4,106 Show data context 3,253 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1,360 Show data context 480 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,131 Show data context 175 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,642 Show data context 214 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 9,394 Show data context 3,662 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,871 Show data context 1,146 Show data context
P: Education 631 Show data context 1,491 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 627 Show data context 1,539 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,434 Show data context 9,743 Show data context
T: Activities of households 555 Show data context 9,460 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 221 Show data context 12 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 39 Show data context 12 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 38,658 Show data context 32,314 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,191 Show data context 40 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 349 Show data context 135 Show data context
F: Construction 9,361 Show data context 122 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 21,835 Show data context 9,416 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 18,164 Show data context 1,727 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 5,435 Show data context 6,245 Show data context
J: Information and communication 790 Show data context 369 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,195 Show data context 1,450 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 699 Show data context 504 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,893 Show data context 963 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 6 Show data context 20 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,232 Show data context 1,188 Show data context
P: Education 704 Show data context 1,516 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 973 Show data context 2,085 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,611 Show data context 4,784 Show data context
T: Activities of households 332 Show data context 5,166 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 10 Show data context 16 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 27 Show data context 6 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 38 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 43,386 Show data context 29,157 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,296 Show data context 115 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 1,123 Show data context 229 Show data context
F: Construction 10,083 Show data context 497 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 15,363 Show data context 8,120 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 15,697 Show data context 2,319 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,936 Show data context 4,387 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,672 Show data context 3,174 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,510 Show data context 686 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,871 Show data context 1,637 Show data context
P: Education 1,069 Show data context 1,427 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,077 Show data context 2,810 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,518 Show data context 3,625 Show data context
T: Activities of households 52 Show data context 895 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 60 Show data context 20 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 110 Show data context 10 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 24,100 Show data context 13,770 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 710 Show data context 70 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 910 Show data context 230 Show data context
F: Construction 8,050 Show data context 430 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 13,430 Show data context 7,830 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 16,090 Show data context 2,470 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,290 Show data context 1,610 Show data context
J: Information and communication 6,150 Show data context 1,950 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,010 Show data context 2,170 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 290 Show data context 190 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,820 Show data context 1,460 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 940 Show data context 1,360 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,360 Show data context 3,530 Show data context
P: Education 2,070 Show data context 3,740 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,260 Show data context 3,420 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,790 Show data context 1,760 Show data context
T: Activities of households 10 Show data context 280 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 10 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, Islington District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 10th August 2020