Workers in Manufacturing, by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 172 Show data context 20 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 1,641 Show data context 435 Show data context
Wood and paper 105 Show data context 4 Show data context
Chemicals 63 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 624 Show data context 32 Show data context
High tech. 307 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other 135 Show data context 11 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 114 Show data context 30 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 932 Show data context 970 Show data context
Wood and paper 85 Show data context 37 Show data context
Chemicals 30 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 466 Show data context 38 Show data context
High tech. 136 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 111 Show data context 6 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 74 Show data context 17 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 393 Show data context 527 Show data context
Wood and paper 57 Show data context 22 Show data context
Chemicals 19 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 223 Show data context 2 Show data context
High tech. 66 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other 124 Show data context 15 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 78 Show data context 41 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 258 Show data context 294 Show data context
Wood and paper 24 Show data context 2 Show data context
Chemicals 24 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 444 Show data context 1 Show data context
High tech. 193 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other 111 Show data context 5 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 72 Show data context 49 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 145 Show data context 56 Show data context
Wood and paper 131 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Low tech 100 Show data context 0 Show data context
High tech. 91 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other 80 Show data context 5 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 219 Show data context 115 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 35 Show data context 47 Show data context
Wood and paper 93 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Low tech 78 Show data context 4 Show data context
High tech. 67 Show data context 7 Show data context
Other 31 Show data context 8 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Classification of Manufacturing Male Female
Food & drink 235 Show data context 72 Show data context
Textiles & clothing 102 Show data context 74 Show data context
Wood and paper 110 Show data context 5 Show data context
Chemicals 82 Show data context 8 Show data context
Low tech 489 Show data context 19 Show data context
High tech. 716 Show data context 52 Show data context
Other 49 Show data context 6 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, Richmondshire District through time | Industry Statistics | Workers in Manufacturing, by sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th May 2019