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 88 Show data context 8 Show data context
Defence of the country 27 Show data context 1 Show data context
Professionals 221 Show data context 231 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 161 Show data context 1,875 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 177 Show data context 6 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 581 Show data context 3 Show data context
Agriculture 2,669 Show data context 160 Show data context
Animals 120 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 27 Show data context 6 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 82 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 756 Show data context 5 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 145 Show data context 3 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 55 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 14 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 532 Show data context 85 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 59 Show data context 72 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 267 Show data context 604 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 23 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 154 Show data context 9 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 934 Show data context 11 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 1,098 Show data context 132 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 11 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 159 Show data context 1,636 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 172 Show data context 4,273 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, Bridgwater 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/10112072/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 22nd October 2019