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 65 Show data context 9 Show data context
Defence of the Country 85 Show data context
Professions and Arts 136 Show data context 105 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 12 Show data context 5,797 Show data context
Personal [Services] 126 Show data context 930 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 84 Show data context 22 Show data context
[Transport] 379 Show data context 4 Show data context
[Farming] 1,640 Show data context 681 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 208 Show data context 1 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 609 Show data context 64 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 404 Show data context 722 Show data context
Food and Drink 261 Show data context 169 Show data context
Animal Substances 33 Show data context 5 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 118 Show data context 2 Show data context
Mineral Substances 3,320 Show data context 272 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 204 Show data context 7 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 18 Show data context 100 Show data context
Supported by the Community 27 Show data context 196 Show data context
Unknown 43 Show data context 95 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, St Austell PLU/RegD 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/10085834/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 24th January 2020