Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 1,177 Show data context 28 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 2,910 Show data context 1,016 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 1,537 Show data context 6 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 1,259 Show data context 145 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 701 Show data context 0 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 197 Show data context 120 Show data context
J: Information & communication 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 40 Show data context 23 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 107 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 351 Show data context 6 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 211 Show data context 1 Show data context
P: Education 137 Show data context 297 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 117 Show data context 101 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 209 Show data context 475 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,104 Show data context 4,701 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 & fishing 1,833 Show data context 127 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 4,790 Show data context 3,666 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 54 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 2,898 Show data context 21 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 2,104 Show data context 521 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 1,771 Show data context 20 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 824 Show data context 1,180 Show data context
J: Information & communication 68 Show data context 14 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 53 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 324 Show data context 420 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 357 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 274 Show data context 13 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 673 Show data context 46 Show data context
P: Education 209 Show data context 747 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 184 Show data context 290 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 457 Show data context 2,250 Show data context
T: Activities of households 717 Show data context 6,461 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 43 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 1,804 Show data context 22 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 30 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 7,014 Show data context 4,155 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 110 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 37 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 5,914 Show data context 32 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 3,492 Show data context 799 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 3,377 Show data context 33 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 1,204 Show data context 1,227 Show data context
J: Information & communication 177 Show data context 38 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 183 Show data context 7 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 110 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 684 Show data context 42 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 983 Show data context 131 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 893 Show data context 13 Show data context
P: Education 389 Show data context 1,206 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 253 Show data context 436 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 742 Show data context 3,537 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,454 Show data context 12,358 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 9 Show data context 5 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 2,406 Show data context 66 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 62 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 10,129 Show data context 5,515 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 438 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 147 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 6,324 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 7,852 Show data context 2,616 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 7,701 Show data context 109 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 2,203 Show data context 3,111 Show data context
J: Information & communication 382 Show data context 258 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 737 Show data context 13 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 782 Show data context 85 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 1,893 Show data context 958 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 2,427 Show data context 300 Show data context
P: Education 521 Show data context 1,534 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 425 Show data context 1,704 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,842 Show data context 7,199 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,729 Show data context 14,380 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 1,321 Show data context 58 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 11,981 Show data context 3,828 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,442 Show data context 58 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 223 Show data context 12 Show data context
F: Construction 6,231 Show data context 84 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 12,281 Show data context 5,553 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 6,892 Show data context 515 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 2,993 Show data context 4,832 Show data context
J: Information & communication 103 Show data context 23 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 1,605 Show data context 330 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 522 Show data context 105 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 1,204 Show data context 317 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 2 Show data context 31 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 4,057 Show data context 348 Show data context
P: Education 842 Show data context 1,530 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 804 Show data context 1,856 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,881 Show data context 2,954 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,313 Show data context 11,882 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 617 Show data context 95 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 13,775 Show data context 6,832 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,192 Show data context 308 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 192 Show data context 8 Show data context
F: Construction 7,020 Show data context 258 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 11,313 Show data context 7,047 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 7,123 Show data context 1,013 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 2,828 Show data context 4,449 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 1,924 Show data context 1,147 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 1,295 Show data context 867 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 4,277 Show data context 1,231 Show data context
P: Education 969 Show data context 1,856 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 1,034 Show data context 2,856 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,117 Show data context 3,272 Show data context
T: Activities of households 435 Show data context 3,736 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 421 Show data context 75 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 13,264 Show data context 5,683 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,575 Show data context 399 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 82 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 6,896 Show data context 262 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 10,560 Show data context 9,262 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 7,111 Show data context 2,013 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 2,203 Show data context 2,602 Show data context
J: Information & communication 667 Show data context 697 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 2,469 Show data context 2,439 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 568 Show data context 367 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 2,098 Show data context 1,384 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 257 Show data context 591 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 4,975 Show data context 3,442 Show data context
P: Education 2,345 Show data context 4,035 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 1,169 Show data context 4,010 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,800 Show data context 2,114 Show data context
T: Activities of households 243 Show data context 1,668 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 11 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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Date accessed: 20th June 2024