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 1,814 Show data context 136 Show data context
Defence of the country 1,428 Show data context 0 Show data context
Professionals 4,770 Show data context 3,859 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 6,572 Show data context 38,018 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 9,147 Show data context 138 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 18,467 Show data context 213 Show data context
Agriculture 27,625 Show data context 1,855 Show data context
Animals 1,804 Show data context 8 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 981 Show data context 149 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 7,759 Show data context 49 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 16,691 Show data context 217 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 1,929 Show data context 18 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 1,680 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 1,843 Show data context 22 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 278 Show data context 164 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 10,642 Show data context 3,315 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 18,853 Show data context 27,176 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 10,032 Show data context 12,265 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 1,064 Show data context 71 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 2,149 Show data context 281 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 21,497 Show data context 234 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 18,576 Show data context 1,242 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 209 Show data context 22 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 115,958 Show data context 231,143 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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cheshire 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/10054813/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 08th December 2019