Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 3,480 Show data context 274 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 15 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 116 Show data context 0 Show data context
Precious Metals 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Textile Workers 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 40 Show data context 65 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 86 Show data context 7 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 107 Show data context 2 Show data context
Paper, Printing 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Builders 197 Show data context 0 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 26 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Materials 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 231 Show data context 15 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 207 Show data context 107 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 28 Show data context 19 Show data context
Professional Occupations 62 Show data context 107 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 4 Show data context 4 Show data context
Personal Service 101 Show data context 484 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 34 Show data context 17 Show data context
Warehousemen 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 173 Show data context 4 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, Downham 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: 20th November 2019