Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 311 Show data context 17 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,157 Show data context 398 Show data context
Wood and paper 115 Show data context 3 Show data context
Chemicals 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 476 Show data context 4 Show data context
High tech. 341 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other 131 Show data context 8 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 536 Show data context 30 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,018 Show data context 1,118 Show data context
Wood and paper 130 Show data context 4 Show data context
Chemicals 58 Show data context 4 Show data context
Low tech 672 Show data context 6 Show data context
High tech. 345 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other 166 Show data context 14 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 535 Show data context 37 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 698 Show data context 999 Show data context
Wood and paper 134 Show data context 18 Show data context
Chemicals 75 Show data context 2 Show data context
Low tech 1,019 Show data context 5 Show data context
High tech. 637 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other 393 Show data context 41 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 623 Show data context 209 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 538 Show data context 815 Show data context
Wood and paper 130 Show data context 3 Show data context
Chemicals 82 Show data context 4 Show data context
Low tech 1,666 Show data context 9 Show data context
High tech. 2,145 Show data context 8 Show data context
Other 483 Show data context 92 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 663 Show data context 39 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 317 Show data context 238 Show data context
Wood and paper 195 Show data context 71 Show data context
Chemicals 63 Show data context 6 Show data context
Low tech 424 Show data context 7 Show data context
High tech. 2,466 Show data context 122 Show data context
Other 212 Show data context 56 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 643 Show data context 134 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 230 Show data context 304 Show data context
Wood and paper 142 Show data context 10 Show data context
Chemicals 141 Show data context 18 Show data context
Low tech 948 Show data context 96 Show data context
High tech. 4,124 Show data context 747 Show data context
Other 245 Show data context 285 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 503 Show data context 157 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 202 Show data context 369 Show data context
Wood and paper 307 Show data context 35 Show data context
Chemicals 502 Show data context 96 Show data context
Low tech 905 Show data context 48 Show data context
High tech. 2,789 Show data context 257 Show data context
Other 101 Show data context 6 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, South Kesteven District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 23rd September 2021