Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male Female
General/Local Government 20 Show data context 2 Show data context
Defence of the country 5 Show data context 3 Show data context
Professionals 60 Show data context 39 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 14 Show data context 384 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 76 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 423 Show data context 2 Show data context
Agriculture 86 Show data context 6 Show data context
Animals 17 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 20 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 82 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 245 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 83 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 123 Show data context 52 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 35 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 118 Show data context 158 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 14 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 19 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 408 Show data context 29 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 269 Show data context 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 2 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 29 Show data context 484 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 10 Show data context 1,172 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 10 , 'Occupations of Males and Females in the Division and its Registration Counties'

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This data matrix presents simplified version of the 1881 occupational data, using the 24 'Orders' used in the published reports for 1881, plus an 'Unknown' category. Many of these categories combine 'Workers and Dealers' in different commodities, so it is impossible to distinguish workers in manufacturing and services.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Crosscanonby CP/AP through time | Industry Statistics | Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10047330/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 19th September 2017