Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 220 Show data context 17 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,667 Show data context 424 Show data context
Wood and paper 102 Show data context 3 Show data context
Chemicals 58 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 648 Show data context 30 Show data context
High tech. 343 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other 98 Show data context 4 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 311 Show data context 43 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,388 Show data context 1,301 Show data context
Wood and paper 165 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 68 Show data context 6 Show data context
Low tech 651 Show data context 8 Show data context
High tech. 323 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 268 Show data context 16 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 152 Show data context 16 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 743 Show data context 695 Show data context
Wood and paper 81 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 30 Show data context 2 Show data context
Low tech 409 Show data context 3 Show data context
High tech. 160 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 141 Show data context 76 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 461 Show data context 499 Show data context
Wood and paper 45 Show data context 3 Show data context
Chemicals 75 Show data context 3 Show data context
Low tech 833 Show data context 2 Show data context
High tech. 418 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 229 Show data context 10 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 312 Show data context 50 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 261 Show data context 110 Show data context
Wood and paper 256 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 54 Show data context 2 Show data context
Low tech 214 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 232 Show data context 7 Show data context
Other 115 Show data context 17 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 499 Show data context 95 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 74 Show data context 84 Show data context
Wood and paper 230 Show data context 5 Show data context
Chemicals 46 Show data context 2 Show data context
Low tech 143 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 421 Show data context 34 Show data context
Other 103 Show data context 21 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 249 Show data context 68 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 120 Show data context 75 Show data context
Wood and paper 114 Show data context 8 Show data context
Chemicals 231 Show data context 19 Show data context
Low tech 478 Show data context 23 Show data context
High tech. 1,024 Show data context 87 Show data context
Other 39 Show data context 5 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, Ryedale District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 22nd September 2020