Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order

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Data for 1861 Sex
1861 Occupational Orders Male Female
National and Local Government 2,677 Show data context 4 Show data context
Defence of the Country 1,392 Show data context
Professions and Arts 597 Show data context 449 Show data context
Wives, Mothers, Children 73 Show data context 11,613 Show data context
Personal [Services] 668 Show data context 4,294 Show data context
[Business Persons and Traders] 942 Show data context 42 Show data context
[Transport] 1,060 Show data context 1 Show data context
[Farming] 1,370 Show data context 95 Show data context
Engaged about Animals 132 Show data context 0 Show data context
Art and Mechanic Productions 3,447 Show data context 154 Show data context
Textiles and Dress 742 Show data context 1,913 Show data context
Food and Drink 907 Show data context 149 Show data context
Animal Substances 43 Show data context 1 Show data context
Vegetable Substances 272 Show data context 23 Show data context
Mineral Substances 1,718 Show data context 9 Show data context
KKBranch of Labour undefined 1,084 Show data context 15 Show data context
Persons of Rank or Property 138 Show data context 615 Show data context
Supported by the Community 11 Show data context 57 Show data context
Unknown 153 Show data context 403 Show data context
Date: Source:
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1861 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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The 1861 Census of Population provided very detailed occupational statistics for Registration Districts for both men and women aged 20 and over. The specific occupations listed differ between the sexes, but the same system of Occupational Orders was used for both men and women. Note that the Orders include ones for 'Wives, Mothers, ... Children', 'Persons of Rank or Property', and 'Persons supported by the Community', while we have added a final one for persons whose occupation was unknown.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Lewisham PLU/RegD through time | Industry Statistics | Persons aged 20 and over by Sex and 1861 Occupational Order, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10139375/cube/OCC_ORD1861_OVER20

Date accessed: 18th November 2019