Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 46 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 6,094 Show data context 600 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 534 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 17 Show data context 0 Show data context
Chemicals 12 Show data context 3 Show data context
Metal Workers 770 Show data context 2 Show data context
Precious Metals 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 86 Show data context 0 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Skins and Leather 31 Show data context 3 Show data context
Textile Workers 31 Show data context 16 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 282 Show data context 403 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 181 Show data context 47 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 568 Show data context 4 Show data context
Paper, Printing 39 Show data context 6 Show data context
Builders 646 Show data context 1 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 175 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Materials 2 Show data context 3 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 88 Show data context 0 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 25 Show data context 0 Show data context
Transport and Communication 2,968 Show data context 67 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 1,120 Show data context 571 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 351 Show data context 62 Show data context
Professional Occupations 526 Show data context 490 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 52 Show data context 30 Show data context
Personal Service 290 Show data context 2,730 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 300 Show data context 111 Show data context
Warehousemen 52 Show data context 15 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 87 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 1,001 Show data context 23 Show data context
Date: Source:
1921 1921 Census of England and Wales, County Report, Table 17 , 'Occupations (Condensed list)'

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All persons of working age (12 or above in 1921), categorised by gender and the system of 31 occupational 'Orders' used by the 1921 Census of Population (we exclude Order 32 which covered the retired or otherwise unoccupied).

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Anglesey AdmC through time | Industry Statistics | Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th September 2019