nCube : Standard Industrial Classification (2007)

nCubes hold all the statistics presented by the Vision of Britain system, and are defined as combinations of variables. For example, the age-sex tables that appear in most census reports are held as two-dimensional nCubes in which one dimension is a variable categorising sex and the other variable defines a set of age groups. nCubes can have many dimensions, such as age by sex by occupation by cause of death, or just one.

Standard Industrial Classification (2007)
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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.

nCube " Standard Industrial Classification (2007) " is contained within:

Themes, which organise the database into broad topics:

Entity ID Entity Name
T_IND Industry

Universes, definining what the values in datasets add up to:

Entity ID Entity Name
U_WORKERS_REP All Workers reporting an occupation

nCube " Standard Industrial Classification (2007) " contains:

Variables, defining what data was gathered for :

Entity ID Entity Name
V_IND2011 2011 Industrial Classification

Standard Industrial Classification (2007): Data map listing

Each of our datasets, or nCubes, combines one or more variables (Var) each of which consists of a set of categories. The data map lists all the possible combinations of categories. The cell references are the identifiers held in our main table of statistics, recording what each number measures.

Cell Reference Var Category Value
INDUSTRY_GEN:a_agric 1 A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing
INDUSTRY_GEN:b_mining 1 B: Mining & quarrying
INDUSTRY_GEN:c_manuf 1 C: Manufacturing
INDUSTRY_GEN:d_power 1 D: Electricity, gas, steam etc
INDUSTRY_GEN:e_water 1 E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt
INDUSTRY_GEN:f_const 1 F: Construction
INDUSTRY_GEN:g_trade 1 G: Wholesale & retail trade
INDUSTRY_GEN:h_transp 1 H: Transport & storage
INDUSTRY_GEN:i_accom 1 I: Accommodation & catering
INDUSTRY_GEN:j_infocom 1 J: Information & communication
INDUSTRY_GEN:k_finance 1 K: Financial & insurance
INDUSTRY_GEN:l_estate 1 L: Real estate activities.
INDUSTRY_GEN:m_prof 1 M: Professional, scientific & technical
INDUSTRY_GEN:n_admin 1 N: Administrative & support
INDUSTRY_GEN:o_public 1 O: Public administration & defence
INDUSTRY_GEN:p_educ 1 P: Education
INDUSTRY_GEN:q_health 1 Q: Human health & social work
INDUSTRY_GEN:rs_leisure 1 R,S: Arts & recreation; other services
INDUSTRY_GEN:t_hhold 1 T: Activities of households
INDUSTRY_GEN:u_extra 1 U: Extraterritorial bodies