Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 162 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,302 Show data context 378 Show data context
Wood and paper 92 Show data context 3 Show data context
Chemicals 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 379 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 170 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 51 Show data context 27 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 231 Show data context 8 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,425 Show data context 1,355 Show data context
Wood and paper 106 Show data context 5 Show data context
Chemicals 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 357 Show data context 11 Show data context
High tech. 182 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 68 Show data context 4 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 320 Show data context 32 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,611 Show data context 1,950 Show data context
Wood and paper 170 Show data context 26 Show data context
Chemicals 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 409 Show data context 12 Show data context
High tech. 141 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 241 Show data context 33 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 633 Show data context 48 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,779 Show data context 2,809 Show data context
Wood and paper 272 Show data context 29 Show data context
Chemicals 36 Show data context 5 Show data context
Low tech 724 Show data context 39 Show data context
High tech. 482 Show data context 15 Show data context
Other 299 Show data context 57 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 1,045 Show data context 164 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,230 Show data context 2,275 Show data context
Wood and paper 335 Show data context 73 Show data context
Chemicals 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
Low tech 700 Show data context 58 Show data context
High tech. 700 Show data context 82 Show data context
Other 241 Show data context 52 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 1,401 Show data context 301 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,251 Show data context 2,293 Show data context
Wood and paper 770 Show data context 431 Show data context
Chemicals 33 Show data context 2 Show data context
Low tech 926 Show data context 81 Show data context
High tech. 1,055 Show data context 170 Show data context
Other 195 Show data context 77 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 1,301 Show data context 163 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 801 Show data context 2,010 Show data context
Wood and paper 834 Show data context 311 Show data context
Chemicals 84 Show data context 50 Show data context
Low tech 803 Show data context 41 Show data context
High tech. 1,405 Show data context 253 Show data context
Other 60 Show data context 10 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, Clackmannanshire District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 18th August 2019