Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 133 Show data context 20 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 790 Show data context 280 Show data context
Wood and paper 178 Show data context 5 Show data context
Chemicals 14 Show data context 3 Show data context
Low tech 1,011 Show data context 11 Show data context
High tech. 383 Show data context 7 Show data context
Other 40 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 254 Show data context 41 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 876 Show data context 970 Show data context
Wood and paper 262 Show data context 24 Show data context
Chemicals 130 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 1,267 Show data context 9 Show data context
High tech. 374 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 114 Show data context 13 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 167 Show data context 14 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 307 Show data context 556 Show data context
Wood and paper 232 Show data context 75 Show data context
Chemicals 609 Show data context 9 Show data context
Low tech 1,210 Show data context 8 Show data context
High tech. 278 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other 413 Show data context 23 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 271 Show data context 118 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 526 Show data context 904 Show data context
Wood and paper 260 Show data context 96 Show data context
Chemicals 394 Show data context 7 Show data context
Low tech 3,136 Show data context 15 Show data context
High tech. 750 Show data context 4 Show data context
Other 567 Show data context 6 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 356 Show data context 160 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 2,081 Show data context 1,943 Show data context
Wood and paper 296 Show data context 83 Show data context
Chemicals 167 Show data context 5 Show data context
Low tech 3,805 Show data context 58 Show data context
High tech. 377 Show data context 26 Show data context
Other 138 Show data context 9 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 349 Show data context 171 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 4,564 Show data context 1,660 Show data context
Wood and paper 410 Show data context 229 Show data context
Chemicals 553 Show data context 109 Show data context
Low tech 8,429 Show data context 450 Show data context
High tech. 2,549 Show data context 597 Show data context
Other 118 Show data context 22 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 295 Show data context 42 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 2,535 Show data context 516 Show data context
Wood and paper 507 Show data context 133 Show data context
Chemicals 592 Show data context 76 Show data context
Low tech 9,173 Show data context 203 Show data context
High tech. 3,615 Show data context 364 Show data context
Other 107 Show data context 15 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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Our presentation of long-run trends in economic activity is based around the 2007 Standard Industrial Classification, but in that Manufacturing is treated as just one of twenty-one "Sections". Earlier classifications provide far more detail of manufacturing, so to present some of that detail in long-run perspective here we use a seven-way sub-classification of manufacturing used by the 2011 Census of England and Wales (unfortunately equivalent detail is not available from the Scottish 2011 census). "High-tech" i...


ncludes electronics and aircraft manufacture, but also cars, shipbuilding and making any kind of machinery. Here we break the numbers in each industry down by gender, but this is not possible with the 2011 data, only with the re-districted and re-classified historical statisics.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Flintshire District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 17th October 2019