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 83 Show data context 4 Show data context
Defence of the country 26 Show data context
Professionals 136 Show data context 158 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 221 Show data context 1,181 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 76 Show data context 2 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 201 Show data context 3 Show data context
Agriculture 1,737 Show data context 105 Show data context
Animals 78 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 19 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 53 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 546 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 45 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 12 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 362 Show data context 98 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 125 Show data context 134 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 130 Show data context 245 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 33 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 113 Show data context 11 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 804 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 450 Show data context 29 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 7 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 103 Show data context 900 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 81 Show data context 2,809 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, Chippenham 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/10075646/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 21st January 2020