Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 31 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 89 Show data context 44 Show data context
Wood and paper 22 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 39 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 31 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 26 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 15 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 36 Show data context 33 Show data context
Wood and paper 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
High tech. 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 18 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 18 Show data context 30 Show data context
Wood and paper 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 30 Show data context 0 Show data context
High tech. 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 15 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 31 Show data context 8 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 25 Show data context 41 Show data context
Wood and paper 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 39 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 28 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 33 Show data context 7 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 17 Show data context 16 Show data context
Wood and paper 13 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 57 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 79 Show data context 11 Show data context
Other 21 Show data context 3 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 33 Show data context 12 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 8 Show data context 13 Show data context
Wood and paper 37 Show data context 5 Show data context
Chemicals 27 Show data context 11 Show data context
Low tech 142 Show data context 6 Show data context
High tech. 294 Show data context 77 Show data context
Other 27 Show data context 16 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 266 Show data context 249 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 54 Show data context 133 Show data context
Wood and paper 464 Show data context 257 Show data context
Chemicals 939 Show data context 737 Show data context
Low tech 2,710 Show data context 675 Show data context
High tech. 8,996 Show data context 3,311 Show data context
Other 308 Show data context 260 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, Crawley District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10076730/cube/MANUF_GEN_SEX

Date accessed: 22nd May 2019