Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order

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Data for 1861 Sex
1861 Occupational Orders Male Female
National and Local Government 65 Show data context 4 Show data context
Defence of the Country 69 Show data context
Professions and Arts 175 Show data context 100 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 11 Show data context 2,786 Show data context
Personal [Services] 194 Show data context 869 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 51 Show data context 47 Show data context
[Transport] 80 Show data context 11 Show data context
[Farming] 2,737 Show data context 821 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 86 Show data context 0 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 619 Show data context 31 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 442 Show data context 1,793 Show data context
Food and Drink 378 Show data context 79 Show data context
Animal Substances 27 Show data context 0 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 137 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mineral Substances 250 Show data context 10 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 197 Show data context 2 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 40 Show data context 167 Show data context
Supported by the Community 28 Show data context 49 Show data context
Unknown 55 Show data context 113 Show data context
Date: Source:
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1861 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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The 1861 Census of Population provided very detailed occupational statistics for Registration Districts for both men and women aged 20 and over. The specific occupations listed differ between the sexes, but the same system of Occupational Orders was used for both men and women. Note that the Orders include ones for 'Wives, Mothers, ... Children', 'Persons of Rank or Property', and 'Persons supported by the Community', while we have added a final one for persons whose occupation was unknown.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Honiton PLU/RegD through time | Industry Statistics | Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10005413/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 16th December 2019