Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 3,404 Show data context 274 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 237 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 248 Show data context 7 Show data context
Precious Metals 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 26 Show data context 4 Show data context
Textile Workers 5 Show data context 8 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 83 Show data context 137 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 142 Show data context 18 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 243 Show data context 11 Show data context
Paper, Printing 25 Show data context 7 Show data context
Builders 445 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 92 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Materials 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 493 Show data context 14 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 453 Show data context 231 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 84 Show data context 43 Show data context
Professional Occupations 208 Show data context 278 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 23 Show data context 6 Show data context
Personal Service 145 Show data context 1,524 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 101 Show data context 86 Show data context
Warehousemen 15 Show data context 4 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 42 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 530 Show data context 8 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'

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All persons of working age (12 or above in 1921), categorised by gender and the system of 31 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1921 Census of Population (we exclude Order 32 which covered the retired or otherwise unoccupied).

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Axbridge RD through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 14th December 2019