Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 2,737 Show data context 627 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 23,977 Show data context 7,261 Show data context
Wood and paper 3,402 Show data context 102 Show data context
Chemicals 408 Show data context 44 Show data context
Low tech 18,688 Show data context 562 Show data context
High tech. 5,326 Show data context 32 Show data context
Other 1,480 Show data context 66 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 3,865 Show data context 1,195 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 21,635 Show data context 22,464 Show data context
Wood and paper 3,670 Show data context 92 Show data context
Chemicals 1,530 Show data context 42 Show data context
Low tech 31,902 Show data context 1,390 Show data context
High tech. 7,210 Show data context 10 Show data context
Other 1,850 Show data context 190 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 3,365 Show data context 897 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 15,686 Show data context 23,536 Show data context
Wood and paper 2,552 Show data context 324 Show data context
Chemicals 2,198 Show data context 127 Show data context
Low tech 37,881 Show data context 3,857 Show data context
High tech. 10,147 Show data context 57 Show data context
Other 12,960 Show data context 710 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 10,220 Show data context 4,481 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 15,059 Show data context 33,924 Show data context
Wood and paper 4,124 Show data context 380 Show data context
Chemicals 4,469 Show data context 340 Show data context
Low tech 65,865 Show data context 3,301 Show data context
High tech. 28,516 Show data context 39 Show data context
Other 23,322 Show data context 916 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 14,174 Show data context 4,700 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 10,945 Show data context 11,343 Show data context
Wood and paper 4,826 Show data context 413 Show data context
Chemicals 5,267 Show data context 298 Show data context
Low tech 62,153 Show data context 4,512 Show data context
High tech. 16,396 Show data context 686 Show data context
Other 7,810 Show data context 1,468 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 16,637 Show data context 7,345 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 14,679 Show data context 18,037 Show data context
Wood and paper 6,049 Show data context 1,433 Show data context
Chemicals 19,153 Show data context 3,089 Show data context
Low tech 95,257 Show data context 14,448 Show data context
High tech. 47,854 Show data context 11,528 Show data context
Other 12,934 Show data context 7,465 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 12,367 Show data context 5,333 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 16,221 Show data context 12,277 Show data context
Wood and paper 9,141 Show data context 1,700 Show data context
Chemicals 29,452 Show data context 3,246 Show data context
Low tech 99,886 Show data context 8,919 Show data context
High tech. 72,318 Show data context 16,158 Show data context
Other 10,118 Show data context 5,169 Show data context
Data for 1991 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 13,980 Show data context 9,080 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 4,060 Show data context 10,270 Show data context
Wood and paper 10,332 Show data context 2,441 Show data context
Chemicals 18,517 Show data context 7,733 Show data context
Low tech 42,046 Show data context 6,094 Show data context
High tech. 54,909 Show data context 20,811 Show data context
Other 17,279 Show data context 8,086 Show data context
Date: Source:
1841 - 1991 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. 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, Wales GovOf through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/13146123/cube/MANUF_GEN_SEX

Date accessed: 18th May 2021