Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 38 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 203 Show data context 114 Show data context
Wood and paper 20 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 32 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 42 Show data context 5 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 258 Show data context 274 Show data context
Wood and paper 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
High tech. 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 20 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 54 Show data context 51 Show data context
Wood and paper 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
High tech. 14 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 31 Show data context 4 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 182 Show data context 118 Show data context
Wood and paper 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 57 Show data context 0 Show data context
High tech. 40 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 14 Show data context 1 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 20 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 133 Show data context 228 Show data context
Wood and paper 13 Show data context 7 Show data context
Chemicals 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
Low tech 275 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 36 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 8 Show data context 3 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 32 Show data context 20 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 21 Show data context 205 Show data context
Wood and paper 8 Show data context 4 Show data context
Chemicals 262 Show data context 7 Show data context
Low tech 6,629 Show data context 420 Show data context
High tech. 323 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other 11 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 475 Show data context 170 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,683 Show data context 1,149 Show data context
Wood and paper 231 Show data context 53 Show data context
Chemicals 366 Show data context 93 Show data context
Low tech 2,631 Show data context 152 Show data context
High tech. 1,534 Show data context 214 Show data context
Other 92 Show data context 43 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, Corby District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10189020/cube/MANUF_GEN_SEX

Date accessed: 22nd October 2019