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 82 Show data context 7 Show data context
Defence of the country 10 Show data context
Professionals 192 Show data context 173 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 219 Show data context 1,811 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 290 Show data context 4 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 1,289 Show data context 14 Show data context
Agriculture 2,345 Show data context 121 Show data context
Animals 49 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 19 Show data context 5 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 128 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 651 Show data context 4 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 102 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 215 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 1,002 Show data context 9 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 401 Show data context 150 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 84 Show data context 22 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 232 Show data context 366 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 221 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 157 Show data context 13 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 737 Show data context 10 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 1,052 Show data context 53 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 7 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 117 Show data context 1,524 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 78 Show data context 4,592 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, Runcorn PLU/RegD 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/10055830/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 17th November 2019