Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 351 Show data context 14 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,063 Show data context 591 Show data context
Wood and paper 256 Show data context 17 Show data context
Chemicals 43 Show data context 4 Show data context
Low tech 426 Show data context 6 Show data context
High tech. 343 Show data context 4 Show data context
Other 399 Show data context 24 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 76 Show data context 16 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 140 Show data context 156 Show data context
Wood and paper 70 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 154 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 54 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 18 Show data context 3 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 88 Show data context 4 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 166 Show data context 198 Show data context
Wood and paper 46 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 193 Show data context 3 Show data context
High tech. 73 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 115 Show data context 18 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 230 Show data context 84 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 261 Show data context 440 Show data context
Wood and paper 72 Show data context 12 Show data context
Chemicals 99 Show data context 16 Show data context
Low tech 259 Show data context 12 Show data context
High tech. 344 Show data context 12 Show data context
Other 296 Show data context 39 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 208 Show data context 36 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 158 Show data context 134 Show data context
Wood and paper 80 Show data context 9 Show data context
Chemicals 57 Show data context 10 Show data context
Low tech 288 Show data context 8 Show data context
High tech. 460 Show data context 55 Show data context
Other 238 Show data context 45 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 295 Show data context 198 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 40 Show data context 91 Show data context
Wood and paper 73 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 87 Show data context 36 Show data context
Low tech 439 Show data context 21 Show data context
High tech. 403 Show data context 57 Show data context
Other 135 Show data context 56 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 133 Show data context 47 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 87 Show data context 84 Show data context
Wood and paper 203 Show data context 36 Show data context
Chemicals 537 Show data context 216 Show data context
Low tech 653 Show data context 138 Show data context
High tech. 2,443 Show data context 590 Show data context
Other 174 Show data context 80 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, Tandridge District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 09th July 2020