Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 31 Show data context 15 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 2,473 Show data context 1,959 Show data context
Wood and paper 47 Show data context 4 Show data context
Chemicals 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 223 Show data context 7 Show data context
High tech. 142 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 102 Show data context 83 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 156 Show data context 49 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 3,830 Show data context 4,751 Show data context
Wood and paper 100 Show data context 3 Show data context
Chemicals 39 Show data context 2 Show data context
Low tech 544 Show data context 10 Show data context
High tech. 308 Show data context 29 Show data context
Other 153 Show data context 13 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 34 Show data context 10 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 2,177 Show data context 2,849 Show data context
Wood and paper 39 Show data context 17 Show data context
Chemicals 82 Show data context 14 Show data context
Low tech 114 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 110 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other 91 Show data context 23 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 117 Show data context 135 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 2,434 Show data context 3,596 Show data context
Wood and paper 129 Show data context 38 Show data context
Chemicals 166 Show data context 31 Show data context
Low tech 503 Show data context 20 Show data context
High tech. 588 Show data context 22 Show data context
Other 267 Show data context 29 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 209 Show data context 167 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,856 Show data context 3,144 Show data context
Wood and paper 188 Show data context 33 Show data context
Chemicals 983 Show data context 410 Show data context
Low tech 337 Show data context 8 Show data context
High tech. 1,843 Show data context 118 Show data context
Other 118 Show data context 59 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 316 Show data context 154 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,986 Show data context 2,954 Show data context
Wood and paper 195 Show data context 29 Show data context
Chemicals 1,697 Show data context 668 Show data context
Low tech 669 Show data context 46 Show data context
High tech. 7,005 Show data context 614 Show data context
Other 828 Show data context 377 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 557 Show data context 214 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 2,024 Show data context 1,106 Show data context
Wood and paper 601 Show data context 100 Show data context
Chemicals 1,565 Show data context 329 Show data context
Low tech 1,328 Show data context 171 Show data context
High tech. 4,159 Show data context 636 Show data context
Other 258 Show data context 60 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 Ribble District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 07th May 2021