Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 17,310 Show data context 708 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 83 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 25 Show data context 2 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 489 Show data context 6 Show data context
Chemicals 70 Show data context 9 Show data context
Metal Workers 5,865 Show data context 144 Show data context
Precious Metals 34 Show data context 2 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 752 Show data context 14 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 111 Show data context 9 Show data context
Skins and Leather 255 Show data context 92 Show data context
Textile Workers 79 Show data context 128 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 1,711 Show data context 2,001 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 1,320 Show data context 245 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 9,858 Show data context 761 Show data context
Paper, Printing 1,705 Show data context 1,242 Show data context
Builders 4,360 Show data context 10 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,748 Show data context 23 Show data context
Other Materials 222 Show data context 282 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 393 Show data context 171 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 215 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 6,469 Show data context 268 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 5,873 Show data context 2,392 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 4,119 Show data context 541 Show data context
Professional Occupations 2,232 Show data context 2,494 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 296 Show data context 109 Show data context
Personal Service 2,502 Show data context 13,509 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 2,449 Show data context 1,719 Show data context
Warehousemen 666 Show data context 270 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 454 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 5,630 Show data context 176 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, Buckinghamshire AdmC 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: 15th October 2019