Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 36 Show data context 12 Show data context
Wood and paper 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
High tech. 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 40 Show data context 4 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 51 Show data context 65 Show data context
Wood and paper 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 33 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 35 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 7 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 45 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 54 Show data context 92 Show data context
Wood and paper 33 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 10 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 89 Show data context 0 Show data context
High tech. 108 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 64 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 121 Show data context 47 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 114 Show data context 242 Show data context
Wood and paper 43 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 22 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 113 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 109 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 105 Show data context 7 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 141 Show data context 93 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 72 Show data context 64 Show data context
Wood and paper 71 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 108 Show data context 25 Show data context
Low tech 185 Show data context 25 Show data context
High tech. 510 Show data context 20 Show data context
Other 104 Show data context 17 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 142 Show data context 62 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 24 Show data context 55 Show data context
Wood and paper 153 Show data context 17 Show data context
Chemicals 158 Show data context 75 Show data context
Low tech 223 Show data context 163 Show data context
High tech. 1,491 Show data context 53 Show data context
Other 163 Show data context 61 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 217 Show data context 57 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 41 Show data context 89 Show data context
Wood and paper 225 Show data context 32 Show data context
Chemicals 237 Show data context 120 Show data context
Low tech 649 Show data context 88 Show data context
High tech. 1,380 Show data context 285 Show data context
Other 243 Show data context 67 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, Adur District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd July 2018