Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 181 Show data context 11 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 668 Show data context 206 Show data context
Wood and paper 56 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 307 Show data context 3 Show data context
High tech. 218 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 48 Show data context 3 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 324 Show data context 20 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 658 Show data context 812 Show data context
Wood and paper 71 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 41 Show data context 5 Show data context
Low tech 312 Show data context 3 Show data context
High tech. 227 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 71 Show data context 10 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 290 Show data context 23 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 346 Show data context 591 Show data context
Wood and paper 30 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 40 Show data context 2 Show data context
Low tech 277 Show data context 4 Show data context
High tech. 167 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 146 Show data context 13 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 370 Show data context 380 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 297 Show data context 594 Show data context
Wood and paper 61 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 53 Show data context 9 Show data context
Low tech 290 Show data context 5 Show data context
High tech. 292 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other 266 Show data context 56 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 395 Show data context 82 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 161 Show data context 112 Show data context
Wood and paper 225 Show data context 45 Show data context
Chemicals 7 Show data context 3 Show data context
Low tech 143 Show data context 0 Show data context
High tech. 276 Show data context 10 Show data context
Other 101 Show data context 12 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 706 Show data context 219 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 36 Show data context 46 Show data context
Wood and paper 201 Show data context 74 Show data context
Chemicals 11 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 114 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 640 Show data context 74 Show data context
Other 96 Show data context 31 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 1,111 Show data context 505 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 142 Show data context 81 Show data context
Wood and paper 561 Show data context 69 Show data context
Chemicals 103 Show data context 3 Show data context
Low tech 195 Show data context 15 Show data context
High tech. 475 Show data context 28 Show data context
Other 193 Show data context 81 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, South Holland District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 30th November 2021