Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 117 Show data context 6 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 300 Show data context 102 Show data context
Wood and paper 79 Show data context 3 Show data context
Chemicals 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 158 Show data context 3 Show data context
High tech. 121 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 33 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 136 Show data context 9 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 218 Show data context 229 Show data context
Wood and paper 116 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 225 Show data context 2 Show data context
High tech. 72 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 45 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 140 Show data context 10 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 192 Show data context 248 Show data context
Wood and paper 77 Show data context 6 Show data context
Chemicals 17 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 432 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 94 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 141 Show data context 10 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 296 Show data context 101 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 236 Show data context 578 Show data context
Wood and paper 81 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 49 Show data context 16 Show data context
Low tech 323 Show data context 2 Show data context
High tech. 265 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 240 Show data context 20 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 261 Show data context 52 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 177 Show data context 209 Show data context
Wood and paper 75 Show data context 6 Show data context
Chemicals 29 Show data context 4 Show data context
Low tech 286 Show data context 4 Show data context
High tech. 380 Show data context 22 Show data context
Other 189 Show data context 18 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 248 Show data context 106 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 101 Show data context 258 Show data context
Wood and paper 180 Show data context 3 Show data context
Chemicals 54 Show data context 54 Show data context
Low tech 300 Show data context 17 Show data context
High tech. 330 Show data context 165 Show data context
Other 240 Show data context 87 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 399 Show data context 114 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 151 Show data context 160 Show data context
Wood and paper 313 Show data context 15 Show data context
Chemicals 331 Show data context 120 Show data context
Low tech 729 Show data context 92 Show data context
High tech. 1,682 Show data context 402 Show data context
Other 478 Show data context 167 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, Mid Sussex District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st November 2017