Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 72 Show data context 5 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,400 Show data context 920 Show data context
Wood and paper 86 Show data context 5 Show data context
Chemicals 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 494 Show data context 21 Show data context
High tech. 142 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 47 Show data context 17 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 199 Show data context 14 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 2,324 Show data context 2,523 Show data context
Wood and paper 153 Show data context 27 Show data context
Chemicals 54 Show data context 4 Show data context
Low tech 1,604 Show data context 22 Show data context
High tech. 316 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other 57 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 133 Show data context 17 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,452 Show data context 2,683 Show data context
Wood and paper 101 Show data context 31 Show data context
Chemicals 70 Show data context 4 Show data context
Low tech 2,292 Show data context 41 Show data context
High tech. 556 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other 578 Show data context 97 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 331 Show data context 158 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 2,840 Show data context 3,726 Show data context
Wood and paper 271 Show data context 136 Show data context
Chemicals 172 Show data context 14 Show data context
Low tech 2,746 Show data context 248 Show data context
High tech. 1,299 Show data context 9 Show data context
Other 799 Show data context 39 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 366 Show data context 108 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 2,274 Show data context 5,067 Show data context
Wood and paper 277 Show data context 62 Show data context
Chemicals 186 Show data context 241 Show data context
Low tech 3,041 Show data context 254 Show data context
High tech. 1,570 Show data context 83 Show data context
Other 301 Show data context 80 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 372 Show data context 174 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 2,911 Show data context 5,433 Show data context
Wood and paper 237 Show data context 31 Show data context
Chemicals 380 Show data context 147 Show data context
Low tech 3,118 Show data context 680 Show data context
High tech. 1,983 Show data context 180 Show data context
Other 252 Show data context 66 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 434 Show data context 184 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 2,081 Show data context 1,615 Show data context
Wood and paper 621 Show data context 79 Show data context
Chemicals 1,063 Show data context 152 Show data context
Low tech 4,181 Show data context 429 Show data context
High tech. 2,048 Show data context 323 Show data context
Other 330 Show data context 114 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, Amber Valley District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 26th April 2019