Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 219 Show data context 15 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,420 Show data context 841 Show data context
Wood and paper 183 Show data context 4 Show data context
Chemicals 12 Show data context 2 Show data context
Low tech 443 Show data context 106 Show data context
High tech. 199 Show data context 4 Show data context
Other 109 Show data context 5 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 367 Show data context 27 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,132 Show data context 1,842 Show data context
Wood and paper 230 Show data context 24 Show data context
Chemicals 68 Show data context 3 Show data context
Low tech 531 Show data context 10 Show data context
High tech. 339 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 298 Show data context 40 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 160 Show data context 9 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 267 Show data context 515 Show data context
Wood and paper 102 Show data context 65 Show data context
Chemicals 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 189 Show data context 5 Show data context
High tech. 126 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 106 Show data context 19 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 216 Show data context 68 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 519 Show data context 847 Show data context
Wood and paper 90 Show data context 24 Show data context
Chemicals 34 Show data context 8 Show data context
Low tech 352 Show data context 49 Show data context
High tech. 286 Show data context 5 Show data context
Other 228 Show data context 41 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 295 Show data context 72 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 65 Show data context 99 Show data context
Wood and paper 121 Show data context 31 Show data context
Chemicals 26 Show data context 8 Show data context
Low tech 108 Show data context 4 Show data context
High tech. 305 Show data context 17 Show data context
Other 125 Show data context 46 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 459 Show data context 185 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 28 Show data context 59 Show data context
Wood and paper 151 Show data context 68 Show data context
Chemicals 38 Show data context 7 Show data context
Low tech 143 Show data context 47 Show data context
High tech. 6,306 Show data context 923 Show data context
Other 1,064 Show data context 679 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 320 Show data context 82 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 441 Show data context 118 Show data context
Wood and paper 390 Show data context 76 Show data context
Chemicals 660 Show data context 90 Show data context
Low tech 533 Show data context 58 Show data context
High tech. 6,137 Show data context 463 Show data context
Other 225 Show data context 39 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, Tewkesbury District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th May 2019