Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 71 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 747 Show data context 13 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 34 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 18 Show data context 0 Show data context
Metal Workers 946 Show data context 3 Show data context
Precious Metals 24 Show data context 1 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 210 Show data context 1 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 51 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 46 Show data context 9 Show data context
Textile Workers 21 Show data context 18 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 369 Show data context 778 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 315 Show data context 56 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 791 Show data context 37 Show data context
Paper, Printing 281 Show data context 86 Show data context
Builders 713 Show data context 2 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 583 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Materials 8 Show data context 6 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 114 Show data context 16 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 127 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 2,207 Show data context 99 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 2,611 Show data context 1,191 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 611 Show data context 166 Show data context
Professional Occupations 837 Show data context 1,262 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 291 Show data context 121 Show data context
Personal Service 1,267 Show data context 7,836 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 1,012 Show data context 1,082 Show data context
Warehousemen 177 Show data context 30 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 78 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 858 Show data context 40 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, Eastbourne CB/MB 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: 22nd January 2020