Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3,420 Show data context 278 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 721 Show data context 1,119 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 307 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 52 Show data context 10 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 118 Show data context 0 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 23 Show data context 8 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 35 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 111 Show data context 4 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 31 Show data context 0 Show data context
P: Education 43 Show data context 19 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 15 Show data context 17 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 37 Show data context 20 Show data context
T: Activities of households 208 Show data context 1,422 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 6,237 Show data context 1,089 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,097 Show data context 1,619 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 7 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 700 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 245 Show data context 152 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 359 Show data context 1 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 27 Show data context 32 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 31 Show data context 38 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 94 Show data context 3 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 55 Show data context 1 Show data context
P: Education 91 Show data context 59 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 16 Show data context 34 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 70 Show data context 47 Show data context
T: Activities of households 78 Show data context 1,738 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 6,015 Show data context 1,264 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 22 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 1,030 Show data context 565 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 639 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 398 Show data context 105 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 280 Show data context 1 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 17 Show data context 48 Show data context
J: Information and communication 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 28 Show data context 0 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 36 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 48 Show data context 1 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 105 Show data context 10 Show data context
P: Education 83 Show data context 61 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 13 Show data context 20 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 84 Show data context 47 Show data context
T: Activities of households 18 Show data context 834 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 5,202 Show data context 1,608 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 815 Show data context 563 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 468 Show data context 0 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 410 Show data context 151 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 540 Show data context 26 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 22 Show data context 41 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 34 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 57 Show data context 8 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 56 Show data context 27 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 65 Show data context 0 Show data context
P: Education 47 Show data context 110 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 25 Show data context 39 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 92 Show data context 118 Show data context
T: Activities of households 46 Show data context 782 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 4,483 Show data context 402 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 667 Show data context 101 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 277 Show data context 3 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 676 Show data context 254 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 651 Show data context 33 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 30 Show data context 85 Show data context
J: Information and communication 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 46 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 18 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 47 Show data context 18 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 129 Show data context 14 Show data context
P: Education 44 Show data context 160 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 32 Show data context 50 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 84 Show data context 35 Show data context
T: Activities of households 39 Show data context 654 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3,244 Show data context 376 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 471 Show data context 49 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 44 Show data context 5 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 715 Show data context 14 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 685 Show data context 338 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 574 Show data context 72 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 59 Show data context 121 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 48 Show data context 17 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 25 Show data context 25 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 489 Show data context 65 Show data context
P: Education 63 Show data context 129 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 32 Show data context 86 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 81 Show data context 32 Show data context
T: Activities of households 14 Show data context 226 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 1,750 Show data context 460 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 460 Show data context 140 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 40 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 720 Show data context 30 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 620 Show data context 580 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 530 Show data context 60 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 40 Show data context 200 Show data context
J: Information and communication 30 Show data context 10 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 70 Show data context 20 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 20 Show data context 30 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 10 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 200 Show data context 130 Show data context
P: Education 100 Show data context 190 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 60 Show data context 240 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 20 Show data context 30 Show data context
T: Activities of households 10 Show data context 140 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 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, Orkney Islands District through time | Industry Statistics | Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd January 2021