Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 44 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 658 Show data context 207 Show data context
Wood and paper 21 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 86 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 57 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 15 Show data context 4 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 76 Show data context 5 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,570 Show data context 1,379 Show data context
Wood and paper 29 Show data context 3 Show data context
Chemicals 17 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 193 Show data context 3 Show data context
High tech. 104 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 23 Show data context 2 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 54 Show data context 20 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,432 Show data context 1,947 Show data context
Wood and paper 20 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 23 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 250 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 101 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 223 Show data context 50 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 481 Show data context 153 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,518 Show data context 2,708 Show data context
Wood and paper 167 Show data context 21 Show data context
Chemicals 197 Show data context 39 Show data context
Low tech 1,055 Show data context 185 Show data context
High tech. 1,021 Show data context 52 Show data context
Other 721 Show data context 69 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 283 Show data context 395 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 2,094 Show data context 4,901 Show data context
Wood and paper 89 Show data context 99 Show data context
Chemicals 52 Show data context 41 Show data context
Low tech 446 Show data context 446 Show data context
High tech. 440 Show data context 81 Show data context
Other 270 Show data context 80 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 329 Show data context 209 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,977 Show data context 4,421 Show data context
Wood and paper 113 Show data context 153 Show data context
Chemicals 30 Show data context 17 Show data context
Low tech 1,411 Show data context 1,431 Show data context
High tech. 1,742 Show data context 175 Show data context
Other 237 Show data context 51 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 729 Show data context 165 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,068 Show data context 1,237 Show data context
Wood and paper 260 Show data context 34 Show data context
Chemicals 408 Show data context 75 Show data context
Low tech 1,750 Show data context 269 Show data context
High tech. 2,642 Show data context 217 Show data context
Other 221 Show data context 31 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, Ashfield District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th August 2019