Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male Female
General/Local Government 249 Show data context 43 Show data context
Defence of the country 91 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professionals 813 Show data context 205 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 425 Show data context 6,898 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 247 Show data context 10 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 975 Show data context 22 Show data context
Agriculture 11,500 Show data context 2,345 Show data context
Animals 307 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 66 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 111 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 2,119 Show data context 7 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 130 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 115 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 73 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 910 Show data context 828 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 870 Show data context 224 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 1,229 Show data context 2,660 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 88 Show data context 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 169 Show data context 7 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 2,763 Show data context 166 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 1,567 Show data context 216 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 17,894 Show data context 38,764 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 10 , 'Occupations of Males and Females in the Division and its Registration Counties'

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This data matrix presents simplified version of the 1881 occupational data, using the 24 'Orders' used in the published reports for 1881, plus an 'Unknown' category. Many of these categories combine 'Workers and Dealers' in different commodities, so it is impossible to distinguish workers in manufacturing and services.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cardiganshire RegC through time | Industry Statistics | Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10054795/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 13th December 2019