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 591 Show data context 69 Show data context
Defence of the Country 255 Show data context
Professions and Arts 1,682 Show data context 1,024 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 75 Show data context 42,377 Show data context
Personal [Services] 2,562 Show data context 10,155 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 756 Show data context 273 Show data context
[Transport] 1,821 Show data context 119 Show data context
[Farming] 28,757 Show data context 7,403 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 1,039 Show data context 1 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 6,838 Show data context 372 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 4,778 Show data context 6,013 Show data context
Food and Drink 3,164 Show data context 919 Show data context
Animal Substances 357 Show data context 68 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 1,275 Show data context 50 Show data context
Mineral Substances 12,978 Show data context 719 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 3,856 Show data context 87 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 222 Show data context 933 Show data context
Supported by the Community 187 Show data context 652 Show data context
Unknown 590 Show data context 1,267 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, Shropshire RegC 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/10024948/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 23rd October 2019