Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 77 Show data context 4 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 196 Show data context 66 Show data context
Wood and paper 52 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 103 Show data context 2 Show data context
High tech. 79 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 166 Show data context 23 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 260 Show data context 386 Show data context
Wood and paper 81 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 138 Show data context 2 Show data context
High tech. 102 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other 56 Show data context 5 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 136 Show data context 19 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 147 Show data context 287 Show data context
Wood and paper 69 Show data context 7 Show data context
Chemicals 15 Show data context 3 Show data context
Low tech 153 Show data context 2 Show data context
High tech. 99 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 143 Show data context 16 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 241 Show data context 105 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 215 Show data context 547 Show data context
Wood and paper 98 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 38 Show data context 3 Show data context
Low tech 241 Show data context 3 Show data context
High tech. 213 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 195 Show data context 15 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 305 Show data context 66 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 145 Show data context 155 Show data context
Wood and paper 138 Show data context 3 Show data context
Chemicals 22 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 284 Show data context 3 Show data context
High tech. 403 Show data context 14 Show data context
Other 247 Show data context 33 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 253 Show data context 58 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 51 Show data context 97 Show data context
Wood and paper 223 Show data context 56 Show data context
Chemicals 36 Show data context 43 Show data context
Low tech 340 Show data context 118 Show data context
High tech. 1,690 Show data context 76 Show data context
Other 292 Show data context 55 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 368 Show data context 102 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 71 Show data context 149 Show data context
Wood and paper 391 Show data context 59 Show data context
Chemicals 377 Show data context 191 Show data context
Low tech 1,150 Show data context 165 Show data context
High tech. 2,436 Show data context 532 Show data context
Other 427 Show data context 123 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, Arun District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th September 2019