Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 366 Show data context 15 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,107 Show data context 616 Show data context
Wood and paper 267 Show data context 18 Show data context
Chemicals 45 Show data context 4 Show data context
Low tech 444 Show data context 7 Show data context
High tech. 357 Show data context 5 Show data context
Other 416 Show data context 25 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 176 Show data context 9 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 283 Show data context 327 Show data context
Wood and paper 100 Show data context 10 Show data context
Chemicals 21 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 214 Show data context 2 Show data context
High tech. 83 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 44 Show data context 10 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 123 Show data context 11 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 159 Show data context 235 Show data context
Wood and paper 75 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 20 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 210 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 85 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 116 Show data context 10 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 204 Show data context 78 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 231 Show data context 420 Show data context
Wood and paper 63 Show data context 10 Show data context
Chemicals 82 Show data context 13 Show data context
Low tech 226 Show data context 10 Show data context
High tech. 313 Show data context 11 Show data context
Other 276 Show data context 40 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 217 Show data context 50 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 259 Show data context 222 Show data context
Wood and paper 139 Show data context 9 Show data context
Chemicals 61 Show data context 13 Show data context
Low tech 403 Show data context 8 Show data context
High tech. 628 Show data context 91 Show data context
Other 293 Show data context 39 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 146 Show data context 36 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 102 Show data context 162 Show data context
Wood and paper 96 Show data context 16 Show data context
Chemicals 329 Show data context 193 Show data context
Low tech 918 Show data context 431 Show data context
High tech. 3,285 Show data context 1,076 Show data context
Other 423 Show data context 192 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 143 Show data context 53 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 92 Show data context 87 Show data context
Wood and paper 215 Show data context 38 Show data context
Chemicals 581 Show data context 247 Show data context
Low tech 704 Show data context 149 Show data context
High tech. 2,656 Show data context 642 Show data context
Other 191 Show data context 87 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, Mole Valley District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th October 2019