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 215 Show data context 19 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 50 Show data context 20 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 182 Show data context 25 Show data context
Chemicals 412 Show data context 40 Show data context
Metal Workers 4,622 Show data context 437 Show data context
Precious Metals 14 Show data context 8 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 1,812 Show data context 653 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 196 Show data context 4 Show data context
Skins and Leather 110 Show data context 26 Show data context
Textile Workers 51 Show data context 133 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 289 Show data context 1,014 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 391 Show data context 269 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 1,185 Show data context 81 Show data context
Paper, Printing 281 Show data context 173 Show data context
Builders 1,019 Show data context 2 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 642 Show data context 9 Show data context
Other Materials 136 Show data context 51 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 390 Show data context 106 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 645 Show data context 7 Show data context
Transport and Communication 4,465 Show data context 220 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 2,284 Show data context 1,084 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 2,468 Show data context 308 Show data context
Professional Occupations 928 Show data context 1,178 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 109 Show data context 54 Show data context
Personal Service 847 Show data context 4,325 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 1,519 Show data context 1,698 Show data context
Warehousemen 521 Show data context 345 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 695 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 5,245 Show data context 289 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, Greenwich MetB 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: 19th November 2019