Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 39,561 Show data context 726 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 87 Show data context 2 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 17,353 Show data context 2,846 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 19 Show data context 52 Show data context
F: Construction 6,802 Show data context 23 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 5,356 Show data context 770 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 5,064 Show data context 31 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,395 Show data context 506 Show data context
J: Information and communication 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 120 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 122 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 585 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 3,125 Show data context 37 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,008 Show data context 15 Show data context
P: Education 631 Show data context 959 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 550 Show data context 422 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 882 Show data context 1,039 Show data context
T: Activities of households 6,145 Show data context 21,799 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 43,424 Show data context 5,359 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 362 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 20,478 Show data context 9,195 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 137 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 80 Show data context 4 Show data context
F: Construction 10,162 Show data context 27 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 6,845 Show data context 2,032 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,616 Show data context 129 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,739 Show data context 3,305 Show data context
J: Information and communication 121 Show data context 17 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 159 Show data context 14 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,003 Show data context 1,109 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 886 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 660 Show data context 58 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 14,776 Show data context 87 Show data context
P: Education 594 Show data context 1,882 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 483 Show data context 651 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,366 Show data context 3,971 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,529 Show data context 15,784 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 38,862 Show data context 1,065 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 614 Show data context 7 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 28,022 Show data context 9,827 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 346 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 166 Show data context 7 Show data context
F: Construction 13,955 Show data context 60 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 9,977 Show data context 1,951 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 13,167 Show data context 109 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,872 Show data context 2,083 Show data context
J: Information and communication 293 Show data context 74 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 498 Show data context 12 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 246 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,268 Show data context 29 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,671 Show data context 136 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 11,569 Show data context 198 Show data context
P: Education 1,137 Show data context 3,181 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 640 Show data context 1,230 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 1,518 Show data context 5,814 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,660 Show data context 30,180 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 42,186 Show data context 2,049 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 1,781 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 48,138 Show data context 14,998 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,541 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 372 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 21,298 Show data context 13 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 21,659 Show data context 6,791 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 25,331 Show data context 287 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 4,533 Show data context 5,979 Show data context
J: Information and communication 858 Show data context 621 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,586 Show data context 80 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,967 Show data context 161 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 5,393 Show data context 1,891 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 19,872 Show data context 1,149 Show data context
P: Education 1,942 Show data context 4,805 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,623 Show data context 4,594 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 6,163 Show data context 12,898 Show data context
T: Activities of households 10,067 Show data context 41,108 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 33,616 Show data context 1,901 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 7,418 Show data context 23 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 54,799 Show data context 10,788 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3,681 Show data context 108 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 799 Show data context 41 Show data context
F: Construction 21,425 Show data context 204 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 33,664 Show data context 13,965 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 23,877 Show data context 1,524 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 5,852 Show data context 7,869 Show data context
J: Information and communication 404 Show data context 127 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,869 Show data context 765 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 857 Show data context 136 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,953 Show data context 1,039 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 5 Show data context 18 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 24,353 Show data context 1,167 Show data context
P: Education 2,907 Show data context 6,232 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,904 Show data context 6,005 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 6,619 Show data context 6,404 Show data context
T: Activities of households 10,137 Show data context 34,363 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 10 Show data context 7 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 32,803 Show data context 6,106 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 7,723 Show data context 91 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 61,379 Show data context 18,212 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 5,742 Show data context 466 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 964 Show data context 47 Show data context
F: Construction 28,192 Show data context 626 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 33,551 Show data context 20,902 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 24,890 Show data context 2,939 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 6,375 Show data context 11,618 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 3,735 Show data context 1,596 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,287 Show data context 1,484 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 31,981 Show data context 4,415 Show data context
P: Education 4,299 Show data context 7,180 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 5,598 Show data context 10,640 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 8,284 Show data context 7,339 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,158 Show data context 12,397 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 14,232 Show data context 3,223 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 4,558 Show data context 152 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 83,466 Show data context 19,881 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 6,377 Show data context 464 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 985 Show data context 92 Show data context
F: Construction 34,121 Show data context 1,345 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 38,825 Show data context 23,000 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 29,675 Show data context 3,337 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 5,532 Show data context 5,695 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4,787 Show data context 1,329 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 5,293 Show data context 3,639 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 1,083 Show data context 730 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 5,984 Show data context 2,455 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 779 Show data context 1,011 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 22,171 Show data context 7,839 Show data context
P: Education 9,263 Show data context 13,423 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 7,026 Show data context 11,072 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 5,052 Show data context 5,051 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,695 Show data context 4,227 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 1 Show data context 12 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: 03rd October 2022