You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. The table below describes the number of employees and factories in England and Wales from 1851 to 1901. Summarize the information by selecting and reporting the main features and make comparisons where relevant. You should write at least 150 words.

The table provides data on how many male and female employees worked in factories in the UK in England and Wales in six
separates
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separate
year, five decades apart, starting 1851. Overall, it is clear that the number of
employees which
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employees, which
was all three: male, female, total decreased, whereas the number of factories was increased over the period shown.
Further
, male employees were always higher than female employees in all years except in 1861. Looking at the data sets of employees in more details, it can be seen that the number of
employees which
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employees, which
was male and female and total stood at 287,100 and 190,000 and 477,100 in 1851, respectively, which were the highest values on the chart. By 1961, data had halved to 131,780 for
men but
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men, but
, slightly higher for women, at 160,000, out of
total
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a total
of 291,780. Following
this
, male and female employees’ figures dropped consistently to 31,000 and 30,000 at the end of the period.
Total numbers
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The total numbers
were 61,000 in 1901. Turning to the
factories
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factory
data set, it is evident that there were 225 and 227 of factories in 1851 and 1861, respectively. By 1871, it had tripled to 622, after which they peaked at 721 in 1881.
Finally
, data fell again to 600 in
last part
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the last part
of the table.

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