Persons of Working Age by Sex and 1921 Occupational Order

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Data for 1921 Sex
1921 Occupational Classification Male Female
Fishermen 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Agriculture 206 Show data context 14 Show data context
Mining and Quarrying 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Mine and Quarry Products 32 Show data context 16 Show data context
Bricks, Pottery and Glass 150 Show data context 8 Show data context
Chemicals 237 Show data context 69 Show data context
Metal Workers 4,188 Show data context 167 Show data context
Precious Metals 93 Show data context 9 Show data context
Electrical Apparatus 778 Show data context 538 Show data context
Watches, Clocks and Instruments 163 Show data context 18 Show data context
Skins and Leather 243 Show data context 128 Show data context
Textile Workers 88 Show data context 84 Show data context
Textile Goods and Clothing 1,076 Show data context 2,697 Show data context
Foods, Drinks, and Tobacco 686 Show data context 241 Show data context
Wood and Furniture 2,402 Show data context 94 Show data context
Paper, Printing 1,326 Show data context 494 Show data context
Builders 1,537 Show data context 4 Show data context
Painters and Decorators 1,258 Show data context 12 Show data context
Other Materials 211 Show data context 164 Show data context
Mixed or Undefined Materials 586 Show data context 182 Show data context
Gas, Water and Electricity 185 Show data context 2 Show data context
Transport and Communication 6,744 Show data context 321 Show data context
Commerce and Finance 5,080 Show data context 1,737 Show data context
Public Administration and Defence 1,620 Show data context 385 Show data context
Professional Occupations 981 Show data context 1,359 Show data context
Entertainments and Sport 184 Show data context 79 Show data context
Personal Service 1,033 Show data context 3,519 Show data context
Clerks and Draughtsmen 5,382 Show data context 3,953 Show data context
Warehousemen 1,238 Show data context 606 Show data context
Stationary Engine Drivers 326 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other and Undefined Workers 2,267 Show data context 131 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, Leyton MB/UD 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: 25th April 2019