Workers in Manufacturing

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2011 Classification of Manufacturing 2011
Food & drink 19,718 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 3,876 Show data context
Wood and paper 5,909 Show data context
Chemicals 16,948 Show data context
Low tech 29,406 Show data context
High tech. 36,698 Show data context
Other 32,230 Show data context
Date: Source:
2011 Great Britain Historical GIS Project

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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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Wales GovOf through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 11th May 2021