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 1,093 Show data context 68 Show data context
Defence of the Country 764 Show data context
Professions and Arts 2,827 Show data context 1,645 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 210 Show data context 68,682 Show data context
Personal [Services] 3,160 Show data context 17,957 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 3,439 Show data context 703 Show data context
[Transport] 8,633 Show data context 97 Show data context
[Farming] 29,086 Show data context 9,162 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 1,254 Show data context 1 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 15,224 Show data context 769 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 24,845 Show data context 30,292 Show data context
Food and Drink 5,808 Show data context 1,810 Show data context
Animal Substances 813 Show data context 20 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 1,737 Show data context 61 Show data context
Mineral Substances 13,511 Show data context 162 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 7,714 Show data context 111 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 368 Show data context 1,405 Show data context
Supported by the Community 227 Show data context 495 Show data context
Unknown 852 Show data context 1,623 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, Cheshire 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/10054813/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 14th December 2019