TABLE 2 NUMBER OF PERSONS ENGAGED IN MANUFACTURING ESTABLISHMENTS BY WORK STATUS, SEX AND DIVISION OF INDUSTRY
 
  Code    Division of industry Number of establishments  Total Unpaid workers Operatives employees Other employees
Total Skill labour Unskill labour
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
  Total 20,851 2,171,298 998,166 1,173,132 13,742 8,030 5,712 1,837,089 838,559 998,529 1,125,580 529,470 596,110 711,508 309,089 402,419 320,469 151,578 168,891
15 Manufacture of food products and beverages 3,265 388,956 166,075 222,881 2,935 1,607 1,328 320,873 136,275 184,598 143,751 71,343 72,408 177,122 64,932 112,190 65,147 28,193 36,954
16 Manufacture of tobacco products 205 13,804 7,320 6,483 509 259 250 9,222 4,249 4,973 5,984 2,805 3,179 3,238 1,444 1,794 4,073 2,812 1,261
17 Manufacture of textiles 1,371 226,419 80,233 146,186 833 479 354 202,410 71,558 130,852 145,278 55,027 90,251 57,132 16,530 40,602 23,176 8,198 14,979
 18 Manufacture of wearing apparel; dressing and dyeing of fur 1,629 180,532 53,055 127,476 1,127 612 514 157,536 46,293 111,245 109,158 28,596 80,562 48,378 17,696 30,682 21,868 6,150 15,718
 19 Tanning and dressing of leather; manufacture of luggage, handbags, saddlery, harnessand footwear 728 82,907 29,954 52,954 378 238 141 74,018 25,821 48,197 54,443 18,543 35,900 19,575 7,278 12,298 8,510 3,894 4,616
 20 Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials 865 56,967 32,120 24,847 526 292 234 49,030 27,854 21,176 25,996 15,919 10,077 23,035 11,935 11,099 7,412 3,975 3,437
21 Manufacture of paper and paper products 477 36,264 21,538 14,726 74 42 32 31,598 19,274 12,324 16,349 10,499 5,849 15,250 8,774 6,475 4,592 2,222 2,370
22 Publishing, printing and reproduction of                                      
  recorded media 779 48,495 25,942 22,553 298 174 124 36,421 20,229 16,192 29,796 16,362 13,434 6,625 3,867 2,758 11,776 5,539 6,236
 23 Manufacture of coke, refined petroleum products and nuclear fuel 47 3,551 2,566 985 47 14 33 2,495 1,938 556 1,561 1,405 157 933 534 400 1,010 614 396
24 Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products 906 74,605 44,264 30,339 174 112 62 50,075 32,515 17,559 35,442 23,032 12,410 14,633 9,483 5,150 24,356 11,638 12,718
25 Manufacture of rubber and plastic products 1,708 181,046 86,736 94,310 683 455 228 159,174 77,468 81,706 92,360 45,650 46,710 66,816 31,818 34,998 21,188 8,812 12,375
26 Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products 1,825 111,350 71,244 40,107 1,998 1,110 888 92,721 61,134 31,589 56,926 37,145 19,781 35,797 23,988 11,808 16,630 9,001 7,629
27 Manufacture of basic metals 465 38,758 29,074 9,684 237 154 84 31,658 24,988 6,670 20,098 16,344 3,753 11,561 8,644 2,917 6,863 3,932 2,931
 28 Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 2,116 100,480 66,306 34,173 1,549 1,008 542 83,326 57,826 25,498 52,350 35,678 16,672 30,975 22,149 8,826 15,606 7,472 8,134
29 Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. 856 71,831 46,772 25,059 272 167 105 63,205 42,821 20,384 38,586 24,606 13,980 24,618 18,214 6,404 8,355 3,784 4,570
 30 Manufacture of office, accounting and computing machinery 46 42,231 8,629 33,602 108 108 - 35,491 5,637 29,854 31,040 3,676 27,364 4,450 1,960 2,490 6,632 2,884 3,748
31  Manufacture of electrical machinery and apparatus n.e.c. 412 103,445 27,454 75,991 75 53 22 91,321 20,937 70,384 41,036 13,697 27,339 50,283 7,239 43,044 12,051 6,465 5,586
 32 Manufacture of radio, television and communication equipment and apparatus 248 102,241 23,921 78,320 59 45 14 91,609 19,246 72,362 62,170 12,959 49,211 29,439 6,288 23,151 10,575 4,630 5,945
33 Manufacture of medical, precision and optical instruments, watches and clocks 124 18,826 8,181 10,646 21 14 7 15,546 6,425 9,122 10,760 4,558 6,202 4,786 1,867 2,919 3,259 1,742 1,517
34 Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi - trailers 947 97,201 77,357 19,844 716 434 282 64,719 54,316 10,403 45,149 39,599 5,550 19,570 14,718 4,852 31,765 22,606 9,159
35 Manufacture of other transport equipment 193 13,592 9,026 4,566 95 63 32 11,725 8,129 3,596 7,604 5,458 2,146 4,121 2,671 1,450 1,771 833 938
36 Manufacture of furniture; manufacturing n.e.c. 1,621 177,162 79,980 97,182 1,024 586 438 162,383 73,255 89,128 99,415 46,315 53,100 62,968 26,940 36,028 13,754 6,138 7,616
37 Recycling 18 637 418 219 6 4 2 530 371 159 328 253 75 202 118 84 101 43 58
 

Note : Establishment with 10 persons or more.
The combination of each amount may not equal to the total due to rounding.
Source :
Report of the 2000 Manufacturing Industry Survey, Whole Kingdom. National Statistical Office, Office of the Prime Minister