Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order

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Data for 1911 Sex
1911 Occupational Classification Male Female
Government 1,176 Show data context 405 Show data context
Defence 226 Show data context
Professional Occupations 2,184 Show data context 2,264 Show data context
Domestic Services 5,492 Show data context 13,564 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 1,949 Show data context 347 Show data context
Transport 6,401 Show data context 80 Show data context
Agriculture 17,116 Show data context 523 Show data context
Mines and Quarries 309 Show data context 16 Show data context
Metals, Machines 6,173 Show data context 46 Show data context
Jewelry, Instruments 302 Show data context 29 Show data context
Building 6,573 Show data context 4 Show data context
Wood, Furniture 5,364 Show data context 524 Show data context
Brick, Cement 548 Show data context 23 Show data context
Chemicals 312 Show data context 57 Show data context
Skins, Leather 485 Show data context 286 Show data context
Paper, Prints 1,708 Show data context 1,244 Show data context
Textile Fabrics 324 Show data context 921 Show data context
Dress 2,701 Show data context 2,966 Show data context
Food, Drink 5,808 Show data context 1,960 Show data context
Gas, Water 355 Show data context
Other and Undefined 4,257 Show data context 362 Show data context
Unoccupied 15,041 Show data context 64,708 Show data context
Date: Source:
1911 1911 Census of England and Wales, Occupations Vol 2, Table 13 , 'Occupations (Condensed List) of Males and Females at ages 10 years and upwards; in England and Wales, the aggregates of Urban and Rural Districts respectively in England and Wales, Administrative Counties, County Boroughs, Metropolitan Boroughs, Urban Districts of which the population exceeded 50,000 persons, and the aggregates of Rural Districts in Administrative Counties, 1911'

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All males and females at ages 10 years and upwards, categorised by gender and the system of 23 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1911 Census of Population (which here include 'Without Specified Occupations or Unoccupied' as Order 23). Note that a breakdown by age as well as sex and occupation is also available.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Buckinghamshire AdmC through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1911 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 16th October 2019