Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order

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Data for 1861 Sex
1861 Occupational Orders Male Female
National and Local Government 105 Show data context 13 Show data context
Defence of the Country 29 Show data context
Professions and Arts 323 Show data context 54 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 72 Show data context 7,621 Show data context
Personal [Services] 223 Show data context 1,883 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 111 Show data context 45 Show data context
[Transport] 489 Show data context 20 Show data context
[Farming] 6,375 Show data context 3,514 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 143 Show data context 0 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 1,086 Show data context 25 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 1,142 Show data context 1,095 Show data context
Food and Drink 387 Show data context 187 Show data context
Animal Substances 83 Show data context 1 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 141 Show data context 2 Show data context
Mineral Substances 2,446 Show data context 12 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 826 Show data context 3 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 26 Show data context 105 Show data context
Supported by the Community 29 Show data context 264 Show data context
Unknown 109 Show data context 245 Show data context
Date: Source:
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1861 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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The 1861 Census of Population provided very detailed occupational statistics for Registration Districts for both men and women aged 20 and over. The specific occupations listed differ between the sexes, but the same system of Occupational Orders was used for both men and women. Note that the Orders include ones for 'Wives, Mothers, ... Children', 'Persons of Rank or Property', and 'Persons supported by the Community', while we have added a final one for persons whose occupation was unknown.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Merionethshire RegC through time | Industry Statistics | Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10068848/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 19th September 2019