Occupation data classified into the 24 1881 'Orders', plus sex

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Data for 1881 Sex
1881 Occupational Orders Male
General/Local Government 119 Show data context
Defence of the country 35 Show data context
Professionals 543 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 157 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 173 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 454 Show data context
Agriculture 4,216 Show data context
Animals 1,556 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 56 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 72 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 946 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 56 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 105 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 15 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 0 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 475 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 230 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 473 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 9 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 471 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 745 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 747 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 3 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 496 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 6,709 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 1881 Census of Scotland, Ages, Table [32] , 'Occupations of Males and Females at different Ages in each of the Counties of Scotland'

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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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Caithness ScoCnty 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/10091962/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 24th November 2017