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 521 Show data context 23 Show data context
Defence of the country 126 Show data context 5 Show data context
Professionals 1,176 Show data context 1,265 Show data context
Domestic Service or Offices 753 Show data context 9,142 Show data context
Commercial Occupations 2,589 Show data context 75 Show data context
Conveyance of men, goods and messages 1,263 Show data context 9 Show data context
Agriculture 1,300 Show data context 27 Show data context
Animals 172 Show data context 1 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Books, Prints and Maps 181 Show data context 11 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Machines and Implements 260 Show data context 9 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in House, Furniture and Decorations 2,710 Show data context 39 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Carriages and Harnesses 127 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Ships and Boats 26 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Chemicals and Compounds 95 Show data context 7 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Tobacco and Pipes 32 Show data context 15 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Food and Lodging 1,581 Show data context 215 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Textile Fabrics 359 Show data context 198 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Dress 514 Show data context 1,128 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Animal Substances 76 Show data context 2 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Vegetable Substances 250 Show data context 32 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Various Mineral Substances 853 Show data context 18 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in General or Unspecified Commodities 1,392 Show data context 163 Show data context
Workers and Dealers in Refuse Matters 52 Show data context 2 Show data context
Persons without Specified Occupations 680 Show data context 2,708 Show data context
Unknown Occupation 419 Show data context 11,729 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, Lewisham 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/10139375/cube/OCC_ORDER1881

Date accessed: 11th November 2019