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 3,187 Show data context 209 Show data context
Defence of the country 15,093 Show data context 8 Show data context
Professionals 6,115 Show data context 6,316 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 10,789 Show data context 49,934 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 4,413 Show data context 186 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 17,979 Show data context 143 Show data context
Agriculture 50,402 Show data context 1,513 Show data context
Animals 3,277 Show data context 9 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 1,248 Show data context 114 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 3,992 Show data context 87 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 19,619 Show data context 182 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 2,287 Show data context 28 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 2,667 Show data context 5 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 726 Show data context 68 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 215 Show data context 67 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 16,566 Show data context 3,551 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 2,117 Show data context 1,250 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 5,693 Show data context 11,045 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 656 Show data context 50 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 4,439 Show data context 1,941 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 15,827 Show data context 205 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 22,876 Show data context 968 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 368 Show data context 8 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 140,024 Show data context 280,025 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.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Kent RegC 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/10134729/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 23rd September 2019