Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 81 Show data context 1 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 379 Show data context 390 Show data context
Wood and paper 100 Show data context 618 Show data context
Chemicals 7 Show data context 8 Show data context
Low tech 72 Show data context 2 Show data context
High tech. 58 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 133 Show data context 9 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 218 Show data context 1,785 Show data context
Wood and paper 72 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 52 Show data context 0 Show data context
High tech. 74 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 180 Show data context 9 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 225 Show data context 588 Show data context
Wood and paper 44 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 50 Show data context 0 Show data context
High tech. 59 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 149 Show data context 247 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 193 Show data context 2,999 Show data context
Wood and paper 230 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 96 Show data context 2 Show data context
Low tech 72 Show data context 0 Show data context
High tech. 95 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 46 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 336 Show data context 320 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 92 Show data context 1,292 Show data context
Wood and paper 172 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 64 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 29 Show data context 0 Show data context
High tech. 92 Show data context 5 Show data context
Other 25 Show data context 8 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 184 Show data context 33 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 133 Show data context 230 Show data context
Wood and paper 35 Show data context 1 Show data context
Chemicals 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 15 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 93 Show data context 4 Show data context
Other 39 Show data context 4 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 410 Show data context 70 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 230 Show data context 180 Show data context
Wood and paper 30 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 10 Show data context 10 Show data context
Low tech 40 Show data context 0 Show data context
High tech. 60 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 0 Show data context 20 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, Shetland Islands District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10168326/cube/MANUF_GEN_SEX

Date accessed: 17th October 2017